Dale Walkup

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Dale Walkup
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Board member, Blue Springs School Board, At-large
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Last electionApril 8, 2014
First electedApril 6, 1993
Term limitsN/A
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Dale Walkup is an incumbent that sought an at-large seat on the Blue Springs School District school board in Missouri. Walkup was unopposed for one of three seats on the Blue Springs School Board along with fellow incumbents Dale Falck and Kay Coen. The election did not appear on the ballot.


Dale Walkup is a former manager for Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and currently operates Lucky Time Self Service Dog and Car Wash. Walkup and his wife have three daughters that are all graduates of Blue Springs School District. He is also a former candidate for District 31 of the Missouri House of Representatives.[1]



See also: Blue Springs School District elections (2014)


Dale Walkup was opposed by fellow incumbents Dale Walkup and Kay Coen for three at-large seats in the general election on April 8, 2014.


Walkup has not reported any campaign contributions or expenditures to the Missouri Ethics Commission.[2]


Walkup has not received any official endorsements for her campaign.


Walkup ran in the 2012 election for Missouri House of Representatives, District 31. Walkup defeated Syed Asif in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by District 55 incumbent Sheila Solon (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSheila Solon Incumbent 60.6% 11,335
     Democratic Dale Walkup 39.4% 7,382
Total Votes 18,717

Missouri House of Representatives, District 31 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDale Walkup 77% 782
Syed Asif 23% 233
Total Votes 1,015


Blue Springs School District, At-Large General Election, 3-year term, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDale Walkup Incumbent 22.9% 3,516
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJames Coen Incumbent 20.3% 3,116
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDale Falck Incumbent 20% 3,077
     Nonpartisan Diane S. Voss 17.1% 2,638
     Nonpartisan Ginger Duhon 11% 1,688
     Nonpartisan Rashid Makhdoom 8.8% 1,350
Total Votes 15,385
Source: Jackson County Elections Board, "Election Summary Report," April 12, 2011

What was at stake?

Three seats on the school board were up for election on April 8, 2014. Incumbents Kay Coen, Dale Walkup and Dale Falck were unopposed and the election did not appear on the ballot.

About the district

See also: Blue Springs School District, Missouri
Blue Springs School District is located in Jackson County, Mo.
Blue Springs School District is located in north-west Missouri in Jackson County. The county seats of Jackson County are Independence and Kansas City. Jackson County is home to 679,996 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[5] In the 2011-2012 school year, Blue Springs School District was the 13th-largest school district in Missouri and served 14,131 students.[6]


Jackson County outperformed the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 27.6 percent of Jackson County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.2 percent for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in Jackson County was $47,015 compared to $47,380 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in Jackson County was 17.4 percent compared to 15.5 percent for the entire state.[5]

Racial Demographics, 2013[5]
Race Jackson County (%) Missouri (%)
White 70.5 83.7
Black or African American 24.0 11.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 0.5
Asian 1.8 1.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.1
Two or More Races 2.8 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 8.6 3.9

Presidential Voting Pattern, Jackson County[7]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 78,283 93,199
2008 90,722 92,833
2004 79,029 94,439
2000 72,393 73,996

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[8]

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