Richard G. Campbell
|Richard G. Campbell|
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|Former candidate for|
|Board Member, Middletown Township School Board, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||The American College|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Date of birth||May 26, 1943|
Campbell resides in Middletown Township, New Jersey. Campbell served in the United States Navy and reached the rank of Seaman before leaving the service in June, 1965. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations from The American College in 1982 and 1988, respectively. Campbell is employed as a financial representative with AXA Financial Services.
Campbell unsuccessfully ran against nine other candidates for one of three at-large seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.
|Middletown Township School District, At-large General Election, 3-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Michael A. Donlon||17.2%||5,474|
|Nonpartisan||Vincent S. Brand Incumbent||12.9%||4,097|
|Nonpartisan||John Bennett Jr. Incumbent||10.9%||3,463|
|Nonpartisan||Michael J. Ostrander Jr.||10.9%||3,462|
|Nonpartisan||Richard G. Campbell||9.3%||2,955|
|Nonpartisan||Christopher J. Aveta Incumbent||7.8%||2,482|
|Source: Monmouth County, New Jersey, "11/05/2013 - November General Election," November 20, 2013|
Campbell reported no contributions or expenditures to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
Campbell did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.
|Middletown Township School District, At-large General Election, 3-year term, 2012|
|Nonpartisan||James Cody Incumbent||21.7%||9,947|
|Nonpartisan||Joan Minnuies Incumbent||20.8%||9,551|
|Nonpartisan||Leonora Caminiti Incumbent||19.6%||8,985|
|Nonpartisan||Michael A. Donlon Incumbent||15.2%||6,947|
|Nonpartisan||Richard G. Campbell||14.7%||6,753|
|Nonpartisan||Robert J. Superti||7.9%||3,641|
|Source: Monmouth County, New Jersey, "Election Information," accessed October 28, 2013|
In response to a survey conducted by The Hub Independent, Campbell argued that the following was the most significant issue confronting the school district:
The main issue facing the Middletown school system is to continue to provide quality education for the students as well as hiring and retaining the best teachers possible while being fiscally responsible to the community.
What was at stake?
There were three seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbents Christopher J. Aveta, Vincent S. Brand and John Bennett Jr. all filed for re-election to keep their seats and competed with seven newcomers in the at-large race. Challengers Michael A. Donlon, Richard G. Campbell and Michael Craig ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for seats on the Middletown Township school board.
About the districtMonmouth County, New Jersey. The county seat of Monmouth County is Freehold Borough. According to the 2010 US Census, Monmouth County is home to 629,384 residents.
Monmouth County outperformed in comparison to the rest of New Jersey in terms of its median rates of average household income, poverty rate and higher education achievement in 2011. The median household income in Monmouth County was $83,842 compared to $71,180 for the state of New Jersey. The poverty rate in Monmouth County was 6.5% compared to 9.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 39.6% of Monmouth County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 35.0% in New Jersey.
Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.
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- Middletown Township School District, New Jersey
- Middletown Township School District Elections (2013)
- Christina Johnson, Middletown Patch, "Richard Campbell, Candidate for Middletown Board of Education," October 8, 2012
- Keith Heumiller, The Hub Independent, "Board of Education candidates focus on taxes, curriculum," October 31, 2013
- New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, "Standard Search," accessed December 27, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Monmouth County, New Jersey," accessed October 28, 2013
- State of New Jersey Department of State, "Statewide Voter Registration Summary," accessed October 27, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014