Bolyn McClung

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Bolyn McClung
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Board member, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, District 6
Former candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bolyn McClung ran for the District 6 seat on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board. He lost in a general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

McClung has served five years in the U.S. Air Force and works in the printing industry. Some of McClung’s business and civic experience include serving as chair of the Pineville Zoning Board of Adjustments, serving as a board member for the Civic and Cultural Arts in Pineville and working on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee.[1]

Elections

See also: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools elections (2013)

2013

Opposition

McClung ran for the District 6 seat on the school board on November 5, 2013 against Paul Bailey and Doug Wrona.

Results

McClung lost the general election on November 5, 2013.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools General Election, District 6, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Bailey 59.7% 8,518
     Nonpartisan Bolyn McClung 26.7% 3,805
     Nonpartisan Doug Wrona 13% 1,856
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.6% 81
Total Votes 14,260
Source: Mecklenburg County, "Election Results," accessed December 14, 2013


Funding

McClung reported $11,337.26 in contributions and $8,372.23 in expenditures to the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections, which left his campaign with $2,965.03 on hand.[2]

Endorsements

McClung did not received any official endorsements for his campaign.

What's at stake?

The District 6 seat was at stake as well as the financial security of the district. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools experienced budget difficulties in recent years and the board had recently developed a school bond plan to reopen and expand current schools after closing some in 2010.

About the district

See also: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is located in Charlotte, North Carolina and is the district for Mecklenburg County. Mecklenburg County has population of 969,031. [3]

Demographics

The county outperforms with the state averages in education and median household income. According to the 2010 Census, the percentage of residents with a high school degree (88.6%) is higher than the state of North Carolina (84.1%) and the percentage of residents over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher is higher in Mecklenburg County (40.4%) compared to the state overall (26.5%). The median household income in Mecklenburg County is $55,994 compared to North Carolina's statewide median of $46,291.[3]


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