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Barbra Chase Burke
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Candidate for
Board Member, Douglas County School District, District B
Elections and appointments
Term limits2 Consecutive Terms
Barbra Chase Burke is a candidate for Douglas County School District Board of Education Director representing District B. She is running to succeed incumbent board president John Carson who is ineligible to seek reelection due to term limits.

About the district

Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, CO
Douglas County School District is located in Douglas County, Colorado. Douglas County is located between the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs. According to the 2010 US Census, Douglas County is home to 285,465 residents.[1] The county seat is Castle Rock, named after a notable nearby butte. The district lies on the Colorado Piedmont and features woodlands and mesas.

Demographics

Douglas County outperforms the rest of Colorado based on average household income, poverty rate and graduation rates in 2011. The average household income in Douglas County was $101,193 compared to $57,685 for the state of Colorado. The poverty rate in Douglas County was 3.5% compared to 12.5% for the entire state. The U.S. Census also found that 54.6% of Douglas County residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to a 36.3% in Colorado.[2]

About Director District B

District B is one of seven single-member electoral districts located within Douglas County. It is the largest district geographically, covering the western half of the county.[3]

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