Mike Kindschi

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Mike Kindschi
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Board member, Waterloo Community Schools, District 1
Term ends
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
First electedSeptember, 2006
Next generalSeptember, 2017
Appointed byWaterloo School Board
Term limitsN/A
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Mike Kindschi is the District 1 member of the Waterloo Community School Board. Kindschi served a three-year term on the board from 2006 to 2009 and was appointed to the chamber in 2012 to fill a vacancy.[1] He won re-election unopposed on September 10, 2013.



See also: Waterloo Community Schools elections (2013)


Mike Kindschi ran unopposed to keep his District 1 seat in the general election on September 10, 2013.


Waterloo Community Schools, District 1 General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kindschi Incumbent 98.2% 111
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 1.8% 2
Total Votes 113
Source: Andrew Wind, WCFCourier.com, "Old, new faces will grace Black Hawk County school boards," September 11, 2013


No campaign donations or expenditures for Mike Kindschi were reported to the Iowa Secretary of State.[2]


Mike Kindschi did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

About the district


Waterloo is located in Black Hawk County, Iowa
Waterloo is the county seat of Black Hawk County and lies along the banks of the Cedar River in eastern Iowa. The city's population is 68,406 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[3]


Waterloo lags behind the rest of Iowa in regard to higher education achievement, median income, and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 18.5% of Waterloo residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 24.9% rate for the entire state. Waterloo had a median household income of $40,238 in 2010 compared to $50,451 for all of Iowa. The poverty rate for Waterloo was 18.9% in 2010 compared to an 11.9% rate for the rest of the state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Waterloo (%) Iowa (%)
White 77.3 91.3
Black or African American 15.5 2.9
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3 0.4
Asian 1.1 1.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.1
Two or More Races 3.0 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 5.6 5.0

Presidential Voting Pattern[4]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 59.3 39.1
2008 60.2 37.9
2004 55.4 43.9
2000 54.7 42.6

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.[5][6]

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  1. Andrew Wind, WCFCourier.com, "New Waterloo school board member to be appointed," June 10, 2012
  2. "Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board," "IECDB State/Local Campaign Disclosure Reports," accessed September 9, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Waterloo," accessed July 30, 2013
  4. Iowa Secretary of State, "Election Results," accessed July 30, 2013
  5. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  6. 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.