Dale Walkup

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Dale Walkup
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Board member, Blue Springs School Board, At-large
Elections and appointments
Last electionApril 8, 2014
First electedApril 6, 1993
Term limitsN/A
Office website
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

Three seats were up for election on April 5, 2011. Dale Walkup.[5]

Blue Springs School District Board of Education, At Large General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDale Walkup 22.9% 3,516
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJames Coen 20.3% 3,116
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDale Falck 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," February 11, 2014

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

Blue Springs School District, Missouri
Blue Springs School District is located in Platte County in Blue Springs, Missouri. It is located in the twelfth largest county in Missouri. According to the 2010 United States Census, Blue Springs City is home to 52,575 residents.[6]


Blue Springs outperformed the state average in median household income and residents living below the poverty level. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.8% of Blue Springs residents aged 25 years and older had attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 25.8% for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in Blue Springs was $66,509 compared to $51,529 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in Blue Springs was 8.8% compared to 15.0% for the entire state.[6]

Racial Demographics, 2012[6]
Race Blue Springs (%) Missouri (%)
White 87.6 82.8
Black or African American 6.2 11.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.5
Asian 1.2 1.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.1
Two or More Races 3.1 2.1
Hispanic or Latino 5.0 3.5

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. 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.[7]

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