Paul Lambert (Ohio)
|Hilliard School Board, At-large|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 3, 2009|
Lambert retired after working as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Network Services at CompuServe. He has volunteered with the National Black Programming Consortium and the Hilliard Education Foundation. Lambert and his wife, Terry, have two children who graduated from district schools. He created SaveHilliardSchools.org in 2006 to highlight financial issues in the district.
- See also: Hilliard City Schools elections (2013)
|Hilliard School Board, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Lisa Whiting Incumbent||29%||4,507|
|Nonpartisan||Andy Teater Incumbent||28.1%||4,370|
|Nonpartisan||Paul Lambert Incumbent||23.8%||3,706|
|Source: Franklin County Board of Elections, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Franklin County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013|
Lambert won election to the board on November 3, 2009 by placing third out of seven candidates for three available seats.
|Hilliard School Board, At-large, November 3, 2009|
|Source: Franklin County Board of Elections|
In an interview with ThisWeek Community News, Lambert stated that he was seeking another term on the board in order to work with newly appointed Superintendent John Marschhausen. He also hoped to guide the district through changes in state education policy that could deprive public funding for local schools.
What was at stake?
Incumbents Lambert, Andy Teater and Lisa Whiting sought re-election to the board on November 5, 2013. They were joined on the ballot by Brian Perry, who was unsuccessful in the November 2011 board election.
About the district
- See also: Hilliard City Schools, Ohio
Hilliard outperforms the rest of Ohio in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 46.4% of Hilliard residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 24.5% rate for the state of Ohio. Hilliard had a median income of $84,543 in 2010 compared to $48,071 for Ohio. The poverty rate for Hilliard was 4.8% in 2010 compared to an 14.8% rate for the rest of the state.
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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- SaveHilliardSchools.org, "Home," accessed September 19, 2013
- Hilliard City Schools, "Board Members," accessed September 19, 2013
- Ohio Secretary of State, "Elections & Voting: Campaign Finance," accessed December 23, 2013
- ThisWeek Community News, "Perry, three incumbents seek school board seats," October 20, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Hilliard," accessed September 19, 2013
- Franklin County Board of Elections, "Past Election Results," accessed September 13, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014