Susan Pougher

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Susan Pougher
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School Board President, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board, Seat C
Incumbent
Elections and appointments
Last electionOctober 1, 2013
First electedOctober 1, 2013
Term limitsN/A
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Susan Pougher is the current President and seat C member of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board. She was first elected to the position in 2007 and successfully sought re-election to the Seat C position on October 1, 2013.

Elections

2013

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board Seat C, General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Pougher 94.3% 6,674
     Nonpartisan Write In 5.7% 405
Total Votes 7,079
Source: [http://www.matsugov.us/electionresults/2013/BoroughWide.pdf Matanuska-Susitna Borough, "Election Summary Report October 3, 2012 Regular Election"]

Opposition

Susan Pougher is running unopposed for the District 9 position in the general election on October 1, 2013.[1]

Funding

As of September 25, 2013, Pougher has not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State.[2]

Endorsements

Susan Pougher has not received any official endorsements for his campaign as of yet.

2010

Pougher was re-elected to the Seat C position on October 5, 2010. She was unopposed.[3]

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board, Seat C, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Pougher Incumbent 86.6% 7,652
     Nonpartisan Write In 13.4% 1,186
Total Votes 8,838

2007

Pougher was elected to the Seat C position on October 2, 2007. She defeated candidate Larry Devilbiss.[4]

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board, Seat C, 2007
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Pougher 60.4% 6,675
     Nonpartisan Larry Devilbiss 39.6% 4,371
Total Votes 11,046

About the district

Location

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The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is located approximately 35 miles north of Anchorage in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in an area commonly known as the “Valley.” The district spans approximately 25,000 square miles, an area larger than the entire state of West Virginia. According to the 2010 Census it is home to approximately 88,995 residents.[5]


Demographics

Matanuska-Susitna Borough underperforms the rest of Alaska based on percentage of people below poverty level, but outperforms the rest of Alaska in high school graduation rates and median household income. The median household income for Matanuska-Susitna Borough is $70,343 when compared to $69,014 for the state of Alaska. The percentage of people below poverty level for Matanuska-Susitna Borough is 9.7% while it is 9.5% for the state of Alaska. 92.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 91.4% of Alaska residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 20.9% of Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 27.2% for the state of Alaska.

2010 Census Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska[6]
Race Kenai Peninsula Borough State of Alaska
White 84.8% 67.5%
Black or African American 1.2% 3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 5.8% 14.8%
Asian 1.4% 5.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3 1.2%
Two or more race 6.4% 7.1%
Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 6.1%

Campaign Finance

As of August 2, 2013, no campaign donations have been reported to the Alaska Secretary of State.[7]

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