Peggy Clark

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Peggy Clark
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Board Member, Frederick County Public Schools, Red Bud District
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
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ProfessionEducator
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Peggy Clark is the current seat holder of the Redbud District on the Frederick County Public School Board. She was re-elected to the board in an unopposed race on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Clark has both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education. She has been an educator for three decades and is the parent of children who were educated in Frederick County.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Frederick County Public Schools elections (2013)

Opposition

Clark was re-elected in an unopposed race on November 5, 2013.

Results

Frederick County Public Schools, Red Bud District, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Clark Incumbent 99.1% 2,535
     Independent Write-in votes 0.9% 24
Total Votes 2,559
Source: Frederick County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

Clark was not endorsed in this campaign.

Funding

Clark reported no contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections.[2]

2009

Frederick County Public Schools, Red Bud District, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Clark 62% 1,503
     Independent David W. Glander 37.9% 919
     N/A Write-in votes 0.2% 4
Total Votes 2,426
Source: Frederick County, Virginia, "November 2009 General Election Official Results," accessed October 8, 2013

What was at stake?

Three seats were up for election on the Frederick County Public School Board. All three incumbents ran unopposed races and won re-election of their district seats.

About the district

See also: Frederick County Public Schools, Virginia
Frederick County Public Schools is located in Frederick County, Virginia.
Frederick County Public Schools is located in Frederick County, Virginia. The county seat of Frederick County is Winchester. Frederick County is home to 81,319 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[3] In the 2011-2012 school year, Frederick County Public Schools was the 21st-largest school district in Virginia and served 13,035 students.[4]

Demographics

Frederick County outperformed the rest of Virginia in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 27.5 percent of Frederick County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 35.2 percent for Virginia as a whole. The median household income in Frederick County was $68,424 compared to $63,907 for the state of Virginia. The poverty rate in Frederick County was 7.1 percent compared to 11.3 percent for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2013[3]
Race Frederick County (%) Virginia (%)
White 91.6 70.8
Black or African American 4.6 19.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.5
Asian 1.4 6.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.9 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 7.1 8.6

Presidential Voting Pattern, Frederick County[5]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 34.9 62.8
2008 38.6 59.9
2004 31.0 67.9
2000 32.0 65.1

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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References

  1. Friends of Peggy Clark About Me, accessed October 8, 2013
  2. Virginia State Board of Elections, "Campaign Finance Reports," accessed December 18, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 United States Census Bureau, "Frederick County, Virginia," accessed January 27, 2015
  4. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 22, 2014
  5. Virginia Department of Elections, "Election Results," accessed September 17, 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.