Shannon Patrick

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Board member, Bethlehem Area School District, At-large
Member
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Appointed2011
Appointed byBethlehem Area School Board
Term limitsN/A
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ProfessionBusiness owner
Shannon Patrick is a board member of the Bethlehem Area school board. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2011 and won for re-election on November 5, 2013.

Elections

See also: Bethlehem Area School District elections (2013)

2013

Opposition

Patrick ran against Michael E. Faccinetto and Angela T. Sinkler in the election on November 5, 2013 for an at-large seat. Patrick was unopposed in region two. The primary was held on May 21, 2013.

Results

Bethlehem Area School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Cross filed Green check mark transparent.pngShannon Patrick Incumbent 33.9% 2,316
     Cross filed Green check mark transparent.pngMichael E. Faccinetto Incumbent 33.4% 2,280
     Cross filed Green check mark transparent.pngAngela Sinker 32.6% 2,226
Total Votes 6,822
Source: http://www.lehighcounty.org/departments/voterregistration/electionresults/tabid/445/default.aspx Lehigh County Election Results, "Bethlehem School District," accessed November 6, 2013]


Bethlehem Area School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngShannon Patrick Incumbent 100% 1,495
Total Votes 1,495
Source: "Bethlehem School District," accessed November 6, 2013


Bethlehem Area School District, At-large Primary Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Cross Listed Green check mark transparent.pngMichael E. Faccinetto 34.1% 1,407
     Cross Listed Green check mark transparent.pngShannon Patrick 33.6% 1,389
     Cross Listed Green check mark transparent.pngAngela T. Sinkler 32.3% 1,334
Total Votes 4,130
Source: Lehigh County Election Results, "Bethlehem Area School District School Director Election 2013,"



Bethlehem Area School District, Region 2 Primary Election, 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngShannon Patrick 100% 882
Total Votes 882
Source: Lehigh County Election Results, "Bethlehem Area School District School Director Election 2013,"


Funding

Patrick reported no contributions or expenditures to the Lehigh County Voter Registration department.[1]

Endorsements

Patrick has not received any official endorsements for her campaign.

What was at stake?

Five seats were up for re-election in 2013, including board president Michael Faccinetto and appointed member Shannon Patrick's region two seat. Patrick was appointed to the board in 2011 following fellow board member, Michael Cann's, win of both the at-large and region two seats. The region two seat will be up for election again in 2015. Board members Irene Follweiler, William Burkhardt and Aurea Ortiz all did not to seek re-election.[2]

About the district

See also: Bethlehem Area School District, Pennsylvania
Bethlehem Area School District is located in Lehigh County and Northhampton County, Pennsylvania
Bethlehem is located in Northampton County, which is located in eastern Pennsylvania. The population of Bethlehem is 75,103 according to the 2010 Census.[3]

Demographics

According to the 2010 Census, the percentage of residents with a high school degree (84.8%) is lower than the state of Pennsylvania (87.9%) while the percentage of residents over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher in is higher Bethlehem (27.1%) compared to the state overall (26.7%). The median household income in Bethlehem is $45,631 compared to Pennsylvania's statewide median of $51,651.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Bethlehem (%) Pennsylvania (%)
White 76.4 81.9
Black or African American 6.9 10.8
American Indian and Alaska Native .3 0.2
Asian 2.9 2.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Z 0.0
Two or More Races 5.0 1.9
Hispanic or Latino 24.4 5.7

Presidential Voting Pattern[4]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 52.0 46.8
2008 55 43
2004 50.02 48.96
2000 50.72 45.27


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