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Michelle Brownstein

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Michelle Brownstein
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Board member, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, At-large
Member
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Michelle Brownstein is a member of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City school board. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009 and won re-election in a general election on November 5, 2013. Brownstein is currently the board's chair.

Elections

Opposition

Brownstein ran for an at-large seat on the school board on November 5, 2013 against James Barrett, Andrew Davidson and Ignacio Tzoumas.

Results

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMichelle Brownstein Incumbent 33.3% 6,366
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJames Barrett Incumbent 30.4% 5,801
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Davidson 21.2% 4,049
     Nonpartisan Ignaico Tzoumas 14.5% 2,772
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.6% 120
Total Votes 19,108
Source: Orange County, NC, "November 5, 2013 Municipal Elections," accessed December 16, 2013


Funding

Brownstein reported $413.64 in contributions and $118.64 in expenditures to the Orange County Board of Elections, which left her campaign with $295.00.[1]

Endorsements

On October 16, 2013, Indy Week officially endorsed Brownstein.[2]

Campaign Events

Orange Politics online forum

On September 22, 2013, the local political blog Orange Politics held a live, on-line forum for all candidates for Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools Board of Education.[3]

League of Women Voters forum

On September 25, 2013, the League of Women Voters held a forum for all candidates running for the Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools Board of Education seats. The main topic discussed was the achievement gaps.[4] A video of the forum is available here.

WCHL radio forum

On October 14, 2013, the local radio station, WCHL, held a forum for all candidates running for the Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools Board of Education. The main topic discussed was budget constraints.[5] The audio of the forum is available here.

2009

Chapel-Hill Carrboro City Schools General Election, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMichelle Brownsteind 27.6% 6,991
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngGregory McElveen 17.3% 4,367
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJ.M. (Joe) Green 16.3% 4,117
     Nonpartisan MaryAnne Gucciardi 14.8% 3,746
     Nonpartisan Christine Lee 12.3% 3,118
     Nonpartisan Susana L. Dancy 11.3% 2,858
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.4% 111
Total Votes 25,308
Source: "Orange County Board of Elections," "Municipal Election November 3, 2011," accessed September 6, 2013

About the district

Location

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is located in Orange County, Pennsylvania
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools covers the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro in southeastern Orange County. Orange County has population of 137,941.[6]

Demographics

The county outperforms with the state averages in education and median household income. According to the 2010 Census, the percentage of residents with a high school degree (90.1%) is higher than the state of North Carolina (84.1%) and the percentage of residents over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher is higher in Orange County (54.6%) compared to the state overall (26.5%). The median household income in Orange County is $56,055 compared to North Carolina's statewide median of $46,291.[6]

Racial Demographics, 2012[6]
Race Orange County (%) North Carolina (%)
White 77.4 71.9
Black or African American 12.2 22.0
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 1.5
Asian 7.3 2.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 2.5 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 8.2 8.7

Presidential Voting Pattern[7]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 70.4 28.2
2008 72.0 27.0
2004 66.9 32.4
2000 62.7 36.3


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