Michael Shelley

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Michael Shelley
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Board member, Barrow County Board of Education, District 4
Incumbent
Term ends
2018
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next general2018
Term limitsN/A
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Michael Shelley is a Republican representative on the District 4 seat on the Barrow County Board of Education in Georgia. He advanced from the primary election on May 20, 2014, and won a runoff election against incumbent Will Dunn on July 22, 2014. There was no Democratic candidate so Shelley won the general election unopposed on November 4, 2014.

Elections

2014

See also: Barrow County School System elections (2014)

Opposition

Michael Shelley faced Will Dunn and Rhonda Black in the primary election on May 20, 2014. He defeated Dunn in a runoff election on July 22, 2014. Shelley was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.

Results

General
Barrow County School System, District 4 General Election, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Shelley 100% 2,115
Total Votes 2,115
Source: Georgia Secretary of State, "Official County Results," accessed December 30, 2014
Primary runoff
Barrow County School System, District 4 Republican Primary Runoff, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Shelley 65.2% 375
     Republican Will Dunn Incumbent 34.8% 200
Total Votes 575
Source: Georgia Secretary of State, "Official County Results," September 9, 2014
Primary election
Barrow County School System, District 4 Republican Primary, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWill Dunn Incumbent 40.9% 244
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Shelley 33.8% 202
     Republican Rhonda Black 25.3% 151
Total Votes 597
Source: Margaret Koenig, "Email correspondence with Monica Franklin, Barrow County Elections Supervisor," December 31, 2014

Funding

Shelley did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.

Endorsements

Shelley did not receive any endorsements in this election.

About the district

See also: Barrow County School System, Georgia
Barrow County School System is located in Barrow County, Georgia
Barrow County School System is located in Barrow County, Georgia. The county seat of Barrow County is Winder, Georgia. Barrow County is home to 71,453 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] Barrow County School System was the 28th-largest school district in Georgia, serving 12,885 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[2]

Demographics

Barrow County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Georgia in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 16.6 percent of Barrow County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 27.8 percent for Georgia as a whole. The median household income in Barrow County was $51,202 compared to $49,604 for the state of Georgia. The poverty rate in Barrow County was 13.6 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Barrow County (%) Georgia (%)
White 82.4 62.8
Black or African American 11.5 31.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.5
Asian 3.5 3.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 2.0 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 9.4 9.2

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[3][4]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States Census Bureau, "Barrow County, Georgia," accessed May 12, 2014
  2. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed May 12, 2014
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  4. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.