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Middletown Township School District elections (2013)

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2013 Middletown Township School District Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
References
See also
New Jersey
Middletown Township School District
Monmouth County, New Jersey ballot measures
Local ballot measures, New Jersey
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Three seats on the Middletown Township School District school board were up for general election on November 5, 2013. Michael A. Donlon, Vincent S. Brand and Bob Banta defeated seven challengers to win three at-large seats.

About the district

See also: Middletown Township School District, New Jersey
Middletown Township School District is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey
Middletown Township School District is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The county seat of Monmouth County is Freehold Borough. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Monmouth County was home to 629,384 residents.[1]

Demographics

Monmouth County outperformed in comparison to the rest of New Jersey in terms of median household income according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The median household income in Monmouth County was $83,842 compared to $71,180 for the state of New Jersey. The poverty rate in Monmouth County was 6.5% compared to 9.4% for the entire state. The U.S. Census also found that 39.6% of Monmouth County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 35.0% in New Jersey.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Monmouth County (%) New Jersey (%)
White 85.1 73.8
Black or African American 7.7 14.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3 0.6
Asian 5.3 9.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Z 0.1
Two or More Races 1.6 1.9
Hispanic or Latino 10.0 18.5

Party Affiliation, 2013[2]
Party Monmouth County Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 103,200 24.25
Republican 99,033 23.27
Libertarian 150 0.01
Green 119 0.01
Other 72 0.01
Unaffiliated 222,919 52.45




Method of board member selection

The Middletown Township school board consists of nine members elected to three-year terms at-large by the district as a whole. There was no primary election and the general election was held on November 5, 2013. Three seats were on the ballot in 2013.[3]

The filing deadline for school board candidates to get on the ballot in the 2013 general election was June 4.[4]

Elections

2013

Candidates

At-large

  • Vincent S. Brand
    • Incumbent
    • Graduate, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
    • Owner, Stress Factory Comedy Club
  • Michael A. Donlon
    • Graduate, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
    • Operations integration manager, United States Postal Service

  • Richard G. Campbell
    • Graduate, The American College
    • Finance representative, AXA Financial Services
  • Bob Banta
    • Regional sales manager, New City Sales Corporation

Election results

Middletown Township School District, At-large General Election, 3-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMichael A. Donlon 17.2% 5,474
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngVincent S. Brand Incumbent 12.9% 4,097
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBob Banta 11% 3,489
     Nonpartisan John Bennett, Jr. Incumbent 10.9% 3,463
     Nonpartisan Michael J. Ostrander, Jr. 10.9% 3,462
     Nonpartisan Richard G. Campbell 9.3% 2,955
     Nonpartisan Christopher J. Aveta Incumbent 7.8% 2,482
     Nonpartisan Michael Craig 7.1% 2,257
     Nonpartisan Anastasia Millicker 6.7% 2,147
     Nonpartisan Rocco DelGuercio 6% 1,924
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.3% 98
Total Votes 31,848
Source: Monmouth County, New Jersey, "11/05/2013 - November General Election," November 20, 2013

Endorsements

No endorsements were made in this election.

Campaign finance

No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.[5]

Past elections

What was at stake?

There were three seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbents Christopher J. Aveta, Vincent S. Brand and John Bennett, Jr. all filed for re-election to keep their seats and competed with seven newcomers in the at-large race. Challengers Michael A. Donlon, Richard G. Campbell and Michael Craig ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for seats on the Middletown Township school board.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Middletown Township School District election in 2013:[4]

Deadline Event
June 4, 2013 Last day for filing nominating petitions in school board elections
June 10, 2013 Last day to challenge nominating petitions in school board elections
August 12, 2013 County clerk draws ballot positions for candidates
September 6, 2013 Last day for candidates to withdraw from the general election ballot
November 5, 2013 General election
December 3, 2013 Certification of election results by Board of State Canvassers

Additional elections on the ballot

This election shared the ballot with local and state elections, including the race for Governor along with seats in the New Jersey State Assembly and New Jersey State Senate. The November 5 ballot included proposed constitutional amendments that would establish cost of living adjustments for the state minimum wage and use gaming profits for veterans' organizations.[6]

See also

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