Olentangy Local School District elections (2013)
Method of election
What's at stake?
Olentangy Local School District
Delaware County, Ohio ballot measures
Local ballot measures, Ohio
Two seats on the Olentangy Local School District Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbents Dave King and Julie Wagner Feasel kept their seats, defeating challengers Brian Helwig and Katy Barricklow for the two at-large seats.
About the district
- See also: Olentangy Local School District, Ohio
In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Delaware County overperformed in these areas by a fairly wide margin. The graduation rate was 95.9% compared to 87.8% statewide. The average household income was $90,022 compared to $48,071 in the entire state. The poverty rate was 4.5%, while the poverty rate for Ohio was 14.8%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Delaware County (%)||Ohio (%)|
|Hispanic or Latino||2.3||3.3|
|Two or More Races||2.3||2.0|
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.
Method of board member selection
The Olentangy Local School Board is composed of five members that are elected at-large. There was no primary election on September 10, 2013 and the general election was held on November 5, 2013. Two seats on the board will be up for election in 2013 and three seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.
Candidates for the Olentangy Local School Board must be 18 years old, a resident of the district and not hold city office concurrent to board service.
Four candidates declared their intentions to run for two at-large seats on the Olentangy Local School Board.
- Katy Barricklow
- Graduate, Ohio State University
- Local committee member
- Brian Helwig
- VP of Operations
- Volunteer EMT
- Dave King
- Graduate, Ohio University
- Architect, business owner
- Julie Wagner Feasel
- Graduate, Saint Mary's College
- VP of Communications
|Olentangy Local School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Julie Wagner Feasel Incumbent||36.4%||8,095|
|Nonpartisan||Dave King Incumbent||33.3%||7,416|
|Source: Delaware County Board of Elections, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Delaware County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013|
No endorsements were made in this election.
What was at stake?
Four candidates vied for two at-large seats on the Olentangy Local School Board on November 5, 2013. Both incumbents filed for re-election.
The following dates were key deadlines for the Olentangy Local Board of Education elections in 2013:
|August 7, 2013||Last day to file nominating petitions for local nonpartisan races|
|October 24, 2013||Filing deadline for pre-election expense reports|
|November 5, 2013||Election day|
|November 26, 2013||Certification of election results by county officials|
|December 13, 2013||Filing deadline for post-election expense reports|
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