Jill Ogg-Gress

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Jill Ogg-Gress
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Board member, Council Bluffs Board of Education, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNebraska Methodist College
Master'sClarkson College
Ph.D.University of Iowa
Personal
Place of birthCouncil Bluffs, Iowa
ProfessionNurse practitioner
Jill Ogg-Gress is an at-large member of the Council Bluffs Board of Education. She won the general election on September 10, 2013.

Biography

Ogg-Gress earned a B.S. in Nursing from Nebraska Methodist College in 1998. She later earned a M.S. in Nursing from Clarkson College in 2003 and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa in 2008. Ogg-Gress has been a nurse practitioner specializing in cardiology with Alegent Health since 2008.[1]

Elections

2013

See also Council Bluffs Community School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Ogg-Gress won election to one of three available seats on the board in the September 10, 2013 general election.

Results

Council Bluffs Community School District, At-Large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJill Ogg-Gress 20.9% 464
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Riley 15.8% 351
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngScott Hansen 14.7% 326
     Nonpartisan Ed Shada 12.8% 284
     Nonpartisan Mike Wallner 13% 288
     Nonpartisan Ariel Bloom 12.2% 271
     Nonpartisan Chris Merk 10.6% 236
Total Votes 2,220
Source: KMA Land, "Pottawattamie County Election Results," September 11, 2013


About the district

See also: Council Bluffs Community School District, Iowa
Council Bluffs Community School District is located in Pottawattamie County, IA
Council Bluffs Community School District is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, which is also a county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa. According to the 2010 US Census, Council Bluffs is home to 62,230 residents.[2]

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Council Bluffs underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 86.7% compared to 90.3% statewide. The average household income was $42,844 compared to $50,451 in the entire state. Council Bluffs had a poverty rate of 16.0%, while the poverty rate for Iowa was 11.9%.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2010[2]
Race Council Bluffs city (%) Iowa (%)
White 90.9 91.3
Hispanic or Latino 8.5 5.0
Black or African American 1.9 2.9
Asian 0.7 1.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 0.4
Two or More Races 2.4 1.8

Party Affiliation, 2013[3]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Republican 20,671 37.4%
Unaffiliated 18,632 33.7%
Democratic 15,884 28.7%
Other 65 0.1%


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