Patricia Ann Bourgeois
|Patricia Ann Bourgeois|
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|Board Member, Aldine Independent School District, Position 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Profession||Director, Non-profit organization|
|Aldine Independent School District, Position 1, 3-year term (unexpired), 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Patricia Ann Bourgeois||67.1%||3,875|
|Nonpartisan||Jose Palacios, Jr. Incumbent||32.9%||1,897|
|Source: Harris County, Texas, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
Bourgeois was not endorsed in this campaign.
Bourgeois reported no contributions or expenditures to the Texas Ethics Commission.
What was at stake?
One seat was up for election on November 5 covering that of retired board member Marine Jones. Originally the board was scheduled to have four seats up for election, however Positions 3, 4 and 5 were unopposed. The board made the decision to cancel those elections.
About the districtHarris County, Texas and spans 111 square miles wide. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Harris County is home to 4,253,700 residents. It lies on the southeastern border of Texas and Louisiana.
Harris County outperformed the rest of Texas with regard to average household income, but underperformed in regards to graduation rate and poverty rate in 2011. The average household income in Harris County was $52,675 compared to $50,920 statewide. The graduation rate in Harris County was 77.9% compared to 80.4% for Texas. Harris County had a poverty rate of 17.3 in 2011, while Texas was 17.0%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Harris County (%)||Texas (%)|
|Hispanic or Latino||69.75||37.6|
|Black or African American||25.73||11.8|
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.
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- Texas Ethics Commission Search Campaign Finance Reports, accessed December 26, 2013
- News Stories, "Aldine ISD Trustees cancel regular board election," accessed October 24, 2013
- Harris County, Texas Accessed August 7, 2013
- Fast Facts Accessed August 7, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014