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Montgomery County Public Schools elections (2013)

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2013 Montgomery County Public Schools Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional measures
External links
References
See also
Virginia
Montgomery County Public Schools
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Three seats were up for election on the Montgomery County Public School board on November 5, 2013. District A was filled by unopposed newcomer Gunin Kiran while incumbent Jamie M. Bond triumphed over challenger Tom Zuckerwar for the District D seat. No candidates filed for District C, leaving the seat vacant.

About the district

See also: Montgomery County Public Schools, Virginia
Montgomery County Public Schools is located in Montgomery County, VA
Montgomery County Public Schools is located in Montgomery County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Montgomery County is home to 94,392 residents.[1]

Demographics

In terms of average household income and poverty rate, Montgomery County underperformed in these areas. The average household income was $44,231 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. Montgomery County had a poverty rate of 23.6%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%. In regards to graduation rate, Montgomery County overperformed, 89.2% compared to 86.6% statewide.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Montgomery County (%) Virginia (%)
White 87.9 71.1
Asian 5.6 6.0
Black 4.1 19.7
Hispanic or Latino 2.9 8.4
American Indian 0.3 0.5
Two or More Races 2.1 2.6

Presidential Voting Pattern[2]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 48.5 48.8
2008 51.7 46.8
2004 44.8 54.2
2000 43.2 51.5

Method of board member selection

The Montgomery County School Board is composed of seven members who represent each of the seven voting districts in Montgomery County. They serve four year terms that are staggered.

Elections

2013

Candidates

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  • No candidates filed for this seat.

Election results

Montgomery County Public Schools, District A, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngGunin Kiran 98.4% 3,116
     Independent Write-in votes 1.6% 51
Total Votes 3,167
Source: Montgomery County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013


Montgomery County Public Schools, District D, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngJamie M. Bond Incumbent 61% 2,225
     Independent Tom Zuckerwar 37.9% 1,381
     Independent Write-in votes 1.1% 40
Total Votes 3,646
Source: Montgomery County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

No endorsements were made in this election.

Campaign finance

No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the Virginia State Board of Elections.[3]

Past elections

What was at stake?

Three seats were up for election on the Montgomery County Public School Board. District A candidate Gunin Kiran ran unopposed, while District D Board Member Jamie M. Bond defeated Tom Zuckerwar. No candidate filed for the District C seat, currently held by Drema Foster.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Montgomery County Public School Board election in 2013:[4]

Deadline Event
June 11, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions
October 15, 2013 Last day to register to vote
November 5, 2013 Election day

Additional elections on the ballot

This election shared the ballot with other municipal and school board elections, as well as the statewide offices for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.

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