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New Caney Independent School District elections (2013)

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2013 New Caney Independent School District Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
See also
New Caney Independent School District
Montgomery County, Texas ballot measures
Local ballot measures, Texas
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Two seats on the New Caney ISD Board were scheduled to be up for election on November 5, 2013. The district canceled the election since both seats were uncontested. Vice President and Position 6 seat holder Curt Joslin and Position 7 seat holder Elizabeth Rhoden Harrell both retained their seats.

About the district

See also: New Caney Independent School District, Texas
New Caney Independent School District is located in Montgomery County, Texas.
New Caney Independent School District is located in Montgomery County, Texas. The county seat of Montgomery County is Conroe. Montgomery County is home to 455,746 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] In the 2011-2012 school year, New Caney Independent School District was the 95th-largest school district in Texas and served 10,884 students.[2]


Montgomery County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 30.1 percent of Montgomery County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Montgomery County was $66,422 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Montgomery County was 12.3 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Montgomery County (%) Texas (%)
White 89.9 80.3
Black or African American 4.7 12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0 1.0
Asian 2.6 4.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 21.9 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Montgomery County[3]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
2012 32,920 137,969 2,224
2008 36,703 119,884 1,260
2004 28,628 104,654 706
2000 23,286 80,600 2,327

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. 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.[4] This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.

Method of board member selection

The New Caney ISD elects seven trustees for rotating three-year terms that serve the district at-large. Elections are held on the first Tuesday in November annually. Two seats on the board will be up for election on November 4, 2014 and three seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.

There was an election scheduled for November 5, 2013 for two seats however the district canceled the election because both seats were uncontested.

What was at stake?

Two seats were scheduled to be up for election, covering Positions 6 and 7 on the board. Since no challengers filed for that seat, the district made the decision to cancel the election.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the New Caney Independent School District election in 2013:[5]

Deadline Event
July 27, 2013 First day for filing nominating petitions
August 26, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions
November 5, 2013 Election day

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