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|Board Member, Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
Richard Fulk sought election against challenger LaDonna Shiflet on November 5, 2013.
As of October 9, 2013, Fulk had not disclosed any campaign contributions.
As of October 9, 2013, no official endorsements had been made for any candidate.
What was at stake?
Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats were for Districts 1 and 3, occupied by Anthony Slater and John J. Myers, Jr., respectively. Neither incumbent filed for re-election, so both seats were filled by new members.
About the districtRockingham County, Virginia. According to the 2010 US Census, Rockingham County is home to 76,314 residents.
In terms of graduation rate and average household income, Rockingham County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 78.9% compared to 86.6% statewide. Average household income was $51,775 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. In regards to poverty rate, Rockingham overperformed, with a poverty rate of 9.9%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.
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, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.
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