Rockwood School District elections (2014)
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Rockwood School District
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Three seats on the Rockwood School District school board are up for general election on April 8, 2014. Three incumbents will face two challengers for the three available seats.
About the district
- See also: Rockwood School District, Missouri
St. Louis County outperforms the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 39.8% of St. Louis County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 25.8% rate for the state of Missouri. St. Louis County had a median income of $58,485 in 2010 compared to $47,333 for Missouri. The poverty rate for St. Louis County was 8.3% in 2010 compared to a 10.5% rate for the rest of the state.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||St. Louis County (%)||Missouri (%)|
|Black or African American||23.6||11.6|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2||0.5|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1||0.1|
|Two or More Races||1.8||2.1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2.7||3.5|
Method of board member selection
The Rockwood school board consists of seven members elected at-large to three-year terms. There is no primary election and the general election will be held on April 8, 2014. Two seats will be on the ballot in 2014 and three seats in 2015.
Candidates began to file affidavits of candidacy on December 17, 2013. The filing deadline for school board candidates to get on the ballot in the general election was January 21, 2014 and the deadline for candidate certification was January 28, 2014.
- Darby Jo Arakelian
- Graduate, University of Denver and George Washington University
- Business development consultant
- Matt Doell
- Graduate, Missouri University of Science and Technology; University of Missouri at St. Louis
- Licensed professional engineer
- Keith Kinder
- Assistant professor, Maryville University
- Dominque Paul
- Graduate, Ohio State University
- Certified residential appraiser, Ashar Property Appraisals, LLC
- Eileen Tyrrell
- Co-founder, Rockwood Stakeholders for Real Solutions
As of February 10, 2014, no candidate has received an endorsement in this election.
As of February 10, 2014, no candidate has filed a campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
Information about earlier elections can be found by clicking [show] at the right.
What's at stake?
Three seats on the Rockwood school board are up for general election on April 8, 2014. Three incumbents — Darby Jo Arakelian, Matt Doell and Keith Kinder — will challenge two newcomers, Dominque Paul and Eileen Tyrrell, for the three available seats.
The following dates are key deadlines for the Rockwood School District election in 2014:
|December 17, 2013||First day for candidate filing|
|December 24, 2013||First day for candidate filing (Kansas City)|
|January 21, 2014||Last day for candidate filing|
|January 28, 2014||Final certification date|
|March 12, 2014||Last day to register to vote|
|April 8, 2014||Election day|
Additional elections on the ballot
The Rockwood school board election will share the ballot with other municipal elections in St. Louis County.
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|2014 Rockwood School District Elections|
|St. Louis County, Missouri|
|Election date:||April 8, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: Incumbent, Darby Jo Arakelian • Incumbent, Matt Doell • Incumbent, Keith Kinder • Dominque Paul • Eileen Tyrrell|
|Important information:||What's at stake? • Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|