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Rockingham County Public Schools elections (2013)

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2013 Rockingham 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
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Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Since neither incumbent filed for re-election, unopposed newcomer LaDonna Shiflet filled District 1 while newcomer Renee Reed won election over challengers David Briggman and James Elmore in District 3.

About the district

See also: Rockingham County Public Schools, Virginia
Rockingham County Public Schools is located in Rockingham County, VA
Rockingham County Public Schools is located in Rockingham County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Rockingham County is home to 76,314 residents.[1]

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate and average household income, Rockingham County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 78.9% compared to 86.6% statewide. Average household income was $51,775 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. In regards to poverty rate, Rockingham overperformed, with a poverty rate of 9.9%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Rockingham County (%) Virginia (%)
White 95.5 71.1
Hispanic or Latino 5.7 8.4
Black 1.9 19.7
Asian 0.7 6.0
American Indian 0.6 0.5
Two or More Races 1.3 2.6

Presidential Voting Pattern[2]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 28.9 69.4
2008 31.4 67.4
2004 24.9 74.4
2000 24.3 72.9

Method of board member selection

The Rockingham County Public School Board is made up of five members selected by district. The elections are staggered, and members serve four-year terms.[3] Two seats were up for election on November 5, 2013, and three will be up in November 2015.

Elections

2013

Candidates

The following candidates announced their candidacy for the Rockingham County School Board. This list was current as of June 16, 2013:[4]

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Election results

Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngLaDonna Shiflet 62.2% 2,203
     Independent Write-in Votes 37.8% 1,336
Total Votes 3,539
Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013


Rockingham County Public Schools, District 3, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngRenee Reed 42.6% 2,034
     Independent James Elmore 29.9% 1,429
     Independent David Briggman 26.9% 1,287
     Independent Write-in Votes 0.6% 28
Total Votes 4,778
Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

No endorsements were made in this election.

Campaign finance

Candidates received a total of $8,715.04 and spent a total of $8,110.52, according to the Virginia State Board of Elections and the Virginia Commonwealth.[5][6]

In the District 1 race, no contributions or expenditures were reported during the election.

In the District 3 race, candidates received a total of $8,715.04 and spent a total of $8,110.52.

Candidate Contributions Expenditures Contributions Maintained
David Briggman $4,306.00 $4,306.00 $0
James Elmore $2,768.04 $2,768.04 $0
Renee Reed $1,641.00 $1,036.56 $604.52

Past elections

What was at stake?

Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats were for Districts 1 and 3, which were occupied by Anthony Slater and John J. Myers, Jr., respectively. Neither incumbent filed for re-election, so both seats were filled by new members.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Rockingham County Public School Board election in 2013:[7]

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

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