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|Former candidate for|
|Board member, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, District 6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
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.
McClung lost the general election on November 5, 2013.
|Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools General Election, District 6, 4-year term, 2013|
|Source: Mecklenburg County, "Election Results," accessed December 14, 2013|
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.
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
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.
- "CMS School Board," "Meet the District 6 Candidates," accessed September 16, 2012
- "Mecklenburg County Board of Elections," "Mecklenburg County Campaign Finance Reports," accessed December 23, 2013, 2013
- "2010 Census: Quick Facts," "Orange County," accessed September 5, 2013"
- The New York TImes, "Election Results," accessed September 5, 2013