Ron Lewis

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Ron Lewis
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Board member, Burke County Schools, Central District
Former candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
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Ron Lewis was a candidate for the Central District seat on the Burke County Schools Board of Education in a general election on November 5, 2013.



See also: Burke County Schools elections (2013)


Lewis ran against one other candidate, Buddy Armour, for the Central District seat on the Burke County Schools Board of Education.


Burke County Schools, Central District General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBuddy Armour 62.2% 2,578
     Nonpartisan Ron Lewis 37.4% 1,550
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.5% 19
Total Votes 4,147
Source: State of North Carolina Board of Elections, "November 5, 2013 Municipal Election Results," accessed December 16, 2013</ref>


Lewis reported no contributions or expenditures to the North Carolina State Board of Elections.[1]


Lewis did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

What was at stake?

Three seats were at stake in the November election, including Central District, Eastern District and Western District.

About the district


Burke County Schools is located in Burke County, North Carolina
Burke County Schools is located in Morganton, North Carolina and is the district for Burke County. Burke County has population of 90,912.[2]


The county underperforms the state averages in education and median household income. According to the 2010 Census, the percentage of residents with a high school degree (75.9%) is lower than the state of North Carolina (84.1%) and the percentage of residents over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher is higher in Burke County (15.6%) compared to the state overall (26.5%). The median household income in Burke County is $37,440 compared to North Carolina's statewide median of $46,291.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
Race Burke County (%) North Carolina (%)
White 86.7 71.9
Black or African American 6.8 22.0
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.5
Asian 3.6 2.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.6 0.1
Two or More Races 1.5 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 5.7 8.7

Presidential Voting Pattern[3]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 39.3 59.8
2008 40.0 59.0
2004 61.4 38.3
2000 58.2 41.1

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