Angela Pitter-Wright

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Angela Pitter-Wright
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Board Member, Newton School Committee, Ward 3
Incumbent
Term ends
2015
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBoston University
Master'sBoston University
Personal
ProfessionSenior Program Manager
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Angela Pitter-Wright is the Ward 3 member of the Newton School Committee. She was first elected to the chamber in 2011 and she won re-election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Angela Pitter-Wright resides in Newton, Massachusetts. Pitter-Wright earned her B.S. degree in Computer Engineering and her M.S. degree in Administration from Boston University. She has spent more than 25 years as a business executive with the Hewlett Packard Corporation and she is currently employed as a senior program manager.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Newton Public Schools elections (2013)

Opposition

Angela Pitter-Wright ran unopposed to keep her Ward 3 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Results

Newton Public Schools, Ward 3 General Election, 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAngela Pitter-Wright Incumbent 99.1% 5,467
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.9% 51
Total Votes 5,518
Source: Newton, Massachusetts, "Official Results - November 5, 2013," accessed December 18, 2013

Funding

Angela Pitter-Wright did not file a campaign finance report during the 2013 election, but she did submit a 2012 year-end report that disclosed $50.00 in contributions along with an existing balance of $1,672.82 and $907.28 in expenditures along with $1,089.64 in outstanding liabilities to the Newton Election Commission, which left her campaign $274.10 in debt.[2]

Endorsements

Angela Pitter-Wright did not receive any official endorsements for her 2013 campaign.

2011

Newton Public Schools, Ward 3 General Election, 2-year term, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAngela Pitter-Wright 99.7% 4,274
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.3% 13
Total Votes 4,287
Source: Newton, Massachusetts, "City of Newton November 8, 2011 Municipal Election Official Results," accessed November 19, 2013

What was at stake?

There were eight seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. Five incumbents ran unopposed for re-election, including Angela Pitter-Wright, Diana Fisher Gomberg, Steven Siegel, Matt Hills and Margie Ross Decter. Fellow incumbents Geoff Epstein, Jonathan Yeo and Chairperson Claire Sokoloff did not file for re-election. Newcomers Ellen P. Gibson and Ruth E. Goldman ran unopposed for Epstein and Sokoloff's seats, respectively. The only contested race was in Ward 2 for Yeo's seat, for which Margaret L. Albright defeated Andrea R. Steenstrup.[3]

About the district

See also: Newton Public Schools, Massachusetts
Newton Public Schools is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Newton Public Schools is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The county seats of Middlesex County are Lowell and Cambridge. According to the 2010 US Census, Middlesex County is home to 1,537,215 residents.[4]

Demographics

Middlesex County outperformed the rest of Massachusetts in terms of its poverty rate, median rates of average household income and higher education achievement in 2011. The poverty rate in Middlesex County was 7.7% compared to 10.7% for the entire state. The median household income in Middlesex County was $79,691 compared to $65,981 for the state of Massachusetts. The US Census also found that 49.8% of Middlesex County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 38.7% in Massachusetts.[4]

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