Braswell is an insurance agent. He initially got involved with the school board in 2006 when his son, a student at Courtland High School, was murdered. After the incident, Braswell volunteered as a grief counselor, character educator for football programs and coach for junior varsity football.
|Spotsylvania County Public Schools, Battlefield District, 4-year term, 2013|
|Source: Spotsylvania County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
The Spotsylvania Education Association endorsed Braswell.
Braswell reported no contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections.
|Spotsylvania County Public Schools, Battlefield District, 4-year term, 2009|
|Source: Spotsylvania County, Virginia, "November 2009 General Election Official Results," accessed October 15, 2013|
Braswell said his priorities are eliminating student athlete fees and proposing a pay increase for teachers who have been with the district for five years.
What was at stake?
Three seats were up for election on the Spotsylvania County School Board on November 5, 2013. The Battlefield and Berkeley Districts were filled by new members, while Lee Hill District incumbent Amanda Blalock retained her seat.
About the districtSpotsylvania County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Spotsylvania County is home to 122,397 residents.
In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Spotsylvania County overperformed in these areas by a fairly wide margin. The graduation rate was 88.2% compared to 86.6% statewide. The average household income was $78,299 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. Spotsylvania County had a poverty rate of 7.7%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.
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- Lindley Estes The Free Lance-Star, "Spotsy school board candidates line up, published May 4, 2013
- Lindley Estes, The Free Lance-Star Publishing Co. of Fredericksburg, "Spotsylvania Education Association endorses school board, supervisor candidates," published October 22, 2013
- Virginia State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Reports," accessed December 18, 2013
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- Virginia State Board of Elections, "Election Results," Accessed September 26, 2013