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Prince William County Public Schools elections (2013)

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2013 Prince William County Public Schools Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
References
See also
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Prince William County Public Schools
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One seat was up for election on the Prince William County Public School Board on November 5, 2013. This was a special election to fill the vacated seat of former member Denita Ramirez, who resigned in November 2012. Steven Keen was serving as interim, but lost to challenger Loree Williams in the election. She will fill the seat which expires in 2015.

About the district

See also: Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia
Prince William County Public Schools is located in Prince William County, VA
Prince William County Public Schools is located in Prince William County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Prince William County is home to 402,002 residents.[1]

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Prince William County overperformed in these areas by a fairly wide margin. The graduation rate was 88.6% compared to 86.6% statewide. The average household income was $95,531 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. Prince William County had a poverty rate of 5.6%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Prince William County (%) Virginia (%)
White 65.3 71.1
Black 21.3 19.7
Hispanic or Latino 20.9 8.4
Asian 8.1 6.0
American Indian 1.1 0.5
Two or More Races 4.1 2.6

Presidential Voting Pattern[2]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 57.3 41.3
2008 57.5 41.6
2004 46.4 52.8
2000 44.5 52.5

Method of board member selection

The Prince William County School Board is comprised of eight members, one from each magisterial district and an at-large member who serves as chairman. They serve four year terms which are not staggered.[3] One seat was up for election on November 5, 2013 to fill an unexpired term, and all eight seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.

Elections

2013

Candidates

Steven Keen was the seat holder of the Woodbridge District. He lost election on November 5, 2013 to challenger Loree Williams.

Election results

Prince William County Public Schools, Woodbridge District, 4-year term (unexpired), 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngLoree Williams 61.6% 5,585
     Independent Steven Keen Incumbent 38.4% 3,476
Total Votes 9,061
Source: Prince William County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

No endorsements were made in this election.

Campaign finance

Candidates for the Woodbridge District received a total of $13,875.70 and spent a total of $9,605.25, according to the Virginia State Board of Elections.[4][5]

Candidate Contributions Expenditures Contributions Maintained
Steven Keen $2,699.70 $2,366.16 $333.54
Loree Williams $11,176.00 $7,239.09 $3,936.91

Past elections

What was at stake?

One seat was up for election on the Prince William County Public School Board on November 5, 2013. This was a special election to fill the vacated seat of former member Denita Ramirez, who resigned in November 2012.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Prince William County Public School Board election in 2013:[6]

Deadline Event
June 11, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions
October 15, 2013 Last day to register to vote
November 5, 2013 Election day

Additional elections on the ballot

This election shared the ballot with other municipal and school board elections, as well as the statewide offices for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.

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