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James Minyard
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Board Member, Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 1
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Years in position 13
Elections and appointments
First electedAugust 28, 2001
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
Associate'sShelton State Community College
Master'sUniversity of Alabama
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
James Minyard currently represents District 1 of the Tuscaloosa City Schools Board of Education. He was first elected to the seat in 2001 and won re-election on August 27, 2013.

Biography

Minyard earned an associate degree from Shelton State Community College. He earned a bachelor's degree and master's degree in social work from the University of Alabama. Minyard is retired.

Elections

2013

Minyard won re-election against candidate Earnestine Young. The election took place on August 27, 2013.

Tuscaloosa Board of Education District 1, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJames Minyard Incumbent 69.7% 864
     Nonpartisan Earnestine Young 30.3% 376
Total Votes 1,240
Source: Fox 6 News These results are unofficial.

2009

In 2009, Minyard was unopposed for the District 1 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education.

2005

On August 23, 2005, Minyard defeated Tony V. Humphries and Burrell G. Odom to win the District 1 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education.[1]

Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 1, 2005
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJames Minyard 59.6% 979
     Nonpartisan Tony V. Humphries 12% 197
Total Votes 1,643

About the district

Tuscaloosa City Schools is located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
Tuscaloosa City Schools is located in Tuscaloosa County. Tuscaloosa is located northwest of the state capital, Montgomery. According to the 2010 Census, Tuscaloosa is home to 90,898 residents.[2]

Demographics

Tuscaloosa lags behind the rest of Alabama based on median household income and persons below the poverty level but outperforms the state average in high school graduation rates. The median household income for Tuscaloosa is $34,359 when compared to $42,934 for the state of Alabama. The percentage of people below poverty level for Tuscaloosa is 29.6% while it is 17.3% for the state of Alabama. 85.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 81.9% of Alabama residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 32.7% of Tuscaloosa residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 22% for the state of Alabama.

2010 Census Data for Tuscaloosa, Alabama[2]
Race Tuscaloosa State of Alabama
White 53.8% 68.5%
Black or African American 41.5% 26.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 1.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Z 0.1%
Two or more race 1.1% 1.5%
Hispanic or Latino 3.0% 3.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 52.6% 67%


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