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|Member, Vineland Board of Education|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
Baruffi worked as a teacher and basketball coach in district schools before his retirement.
- See also: Vineland Public Schools elections (2013)
Baruffi sought election to the board against five other candidates for three seats on November 5, 2013.
|Vineland Public School Board, At-large, 3-year term, November 5, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Scott English Incumbent||21.2%||4,349|
|Nonpartisan||Alan Mounier Incumbent||13.3%||2,727|
|Nonpartisan||Frank Bongiovanni Incumbent||13%||2,652|
|Source: Cumberland County Clerk, "2013 General Election Results," accessed January 29, 2014|
Baruffi reported no contributions or expenditures to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
Baruffi received no endorsements during this election.
What was at stake?
Incumbents Scott English and Alan Mounier sought re-election to the board against four challengers on November 5, 2013. Frank Bongiovanni was appointed to replace Carols Mercado until the general election. English won re-election while the two remaining spots were filled by Baruffi and Brian DeWinne. Tom Ulrich ran for the unexpired one-year term left by Carlos Mercado rather than pursuing another full term and won election to that seat.
About the district
- See also: Vineland Public Schools, New Jersey
Vineland lagged behind state rates for poverty, median income and higher education achievement in 2010. The city had a poverty rate of 13.1% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 9.4%. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Vineland's median income at $54,978 while the state median income was $71,180. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (16.8%) is below the state average (35%).
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.
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- TheDailyJournal.com, "5 throw hats in ring for Vineland school board seat," September 8, 2013
- New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, "Standard Search," accessed December 27, 2013
- 2010 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Vineland," accessed October 22, 2013
- Cumberland County Board of Elections, "Election Results," accessed October 22, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- 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.