Nancy Bernard

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Nancy Bernard
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Lake Washington School Board, District 3
Term ends
November 2017
Years in position 18
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 1997
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Washington
Master'sTulane University
ProfessionPublic health advisor
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Nancy Bernard currently serves as the District 3 member on the Lake Washington School Board in Washington. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997. Bernard won re-election without opposition on November 5, 2013.


Bernard earned a B.A. in Health Education from the University of Washington. She later earned a Master's of Public Health in Environmental Health Science from Tulane University. Bernard previously worked as a science educator in private schools as well as a member of the Washington State School Directors' Association Legislative Committee. She is currently a public health advisor with the Washington Department of Health. Bernard and her husband have two children.[1]



See also: Lake Washington School District elections (2013)


Bernard won a fifth term on the board without opposition on November 5, 2013.


Lake Washington School Board, District 3, Four-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Bernard Incumbent 98.8% 27,322
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 1.2% 343
Total Votes 27,665
Source: King County Elections, "Results," November 25, 2013


Bernard reported no contributions or expenditures to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission.[2]


Bernard won re-election to the board without opposition on November 3, 2009.

Lake Washington School Board, District 3, Four-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Bernard 98.9% 30,940
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 1.1% 336
Total Votes 31,276
Source: King County Elections, "Election results," November 24, 2009

What was at stake?

Incumbent Nancy Bernard won her fifth term in the District 3 seat without opposition. Newcomer Mark W. Stuart ran unopposed for the District 4 seat currently held by Doug Eglington, who did not file for re-election after 24 years on the board.[3]

About the district

See also: Lake Washington School District, Washington
Lake Washington School District is located in King County, Washington
Lake Washington School District is based out of Redmond and serves King County communities including Kirkland and Sammamish. The population of Redmond was 54,144 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[4]


Redmond outperformed state averages for higher education achievement, median income and poverty. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (60.2%) surpassed the state average (31.4%). The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Redmond's median income at $92,851 while the state median income was $58,890. Redmond had a poverty rate of 6.5% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Redmond (%) Washington (%)
White 65.2 77.3
Black or African American 1.7 3.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 1.5
Asian 25.4 7.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.6
Two or More Races 4 4.7
Hispanic or Latino 7.8 11.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[5]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 68.7 28.3
2008 70.0 28.0
2004 65.0 33.7
2000 60.0 34.4

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.[6][7]

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  1. Lake Washington School District, "Nancy Bernard," accessed September 30, 2013
  2. Washington Public Disclosure Commission, "Local Candidates," accessed December 17, 2013
  3. Sammamish Review, "Mark Stuart to join Lake Washington School Board," June 2, 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Redmond," accessed September 27, 2013
  5. King County Elections, "Election Archive," accessed September 24, 2013
  6. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  7. 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.