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|Board member, Eau Claire Board of Education, At-large|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||April 1, 2014|
|First elected||April 5, 2011|
|Eau Claire Board of Education|
Cummins previously served on the board from 2006 to 2009.
Trish Cummins and newcomer Charles Vue sought election without opposition during the general election on April 1, 2014. Vue ran unopposed for the seat previously held by board president Carol Craig, who did not file for re-election.
|Eau Claire Area School District, At-large General Election, 3-year term, April 1, 2014|
|Nonpartisan||Trish Cummins Incumbent||50.2%||10,207|
|Source: Eau Claire County Clerk, "Unofficial Summary Report," April 1, 2014|
Cummins did not report any campaign contributions or expenditures to the district office. State law allows candidates to claim exempt status from campaign finance reporting if contributions and expenditures do not exceed $1,000 during a calendar year.
Cummins did not receive any official endorsements for her campaign.
|Eau Claire Area School District, At-large General Election, 3-year term, April 5, 2011|
|Nonpartisan||Trish Cummins Incumbent||43.4%||13,409|
|Nonpartisan||Carol Craig Incumbent||41.4%||12,791|
|Source: Leader-Telegram, "Craig, Cummins win Eau Claire school board seats; write-in fails," April 6, 2011|
Note: Dave Westrate did not file for election by the deadline and sought election to the board as a write-in candidate.
About the districtEau Claire County. According to the United States Census Bureau, Eau Claire is home to 66,966 residents. Eau Claire Area School District is the eighth-largest school district in Wisconsin, serving 10,914 students during the 2010-2011 school year.
Eau Claire outperformed the rest of Wisconsin in terms of higher education achievement in 2010. The United States Census Bureau found that 33.8 percent of Eau Claire residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.4 percent for Wisconsin as a whole. The median household income in Eau Claire was $43,410 compared to $52,627 for the state of Wisconsin. The poverty rate in Eau Claire was 19.3 percent compared to 12.5 percent for the entire state.
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.
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- Christena T. O'Brien, Leader-Telegram, "Craig, Cummins win Eau Claire school board seats; write-in fails," April 6, 2011
- Tom Giffey, Volume One, "It’ll be Lewis vs. Kincaid for council presidency," January 8, 2014
- Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Campaign Finance Overview: Local Candidates," May 2010
- United States Census Bureau, "Eau Claire, Wisconsin," accessed February 7, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed January 27, 2014
- Eau Claire County Clerk, "Election Results," accessed February 7, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
|2014 Eau Claire Area School District Elections|
|Eau Claire, Wisconsin|
|Election date:||April 1, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: • Trish Cummins • Charles Vue|
|Important information:||Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|