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}}{{tnr}}'''Bruce Richards''' currently represents District 1 on the [[Central Kitsap School District, Washington|Central Kitsap Board of Directors]]. He is seeking re-election against challenger [[Regina C. Hill]] in the November 5, 2013 general election.
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==Biography==
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Richards earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California-Davis in 1983. He later received a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University in 2001. Richards currently works as a nuclear engineer for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He and his wife have three children who graduated from district schools. Richards served for six years in the United States Navy aboard nuclear submarines.<ref>[http://elections.kitsapsun.com/candidates/bruce-j-richards ''Kitsap Sun,'' "Bruce J. Richards," Accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: See also: [[Central Kitsap School District elections (2013)]]
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Richards is seeking re-election to the District 1 seat on the board against [[Regina C. Hill]]. Richards and Hill will be on the November 5, 2013 general election ballot.
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===2009===
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Richards won re-election to the board on November 3, 2009 without opposition. [[Regina C. Hill]] filed for election but withdrew in August 2009 because she moved out of the district.<ref>[http://www.kitsapgov.com/aud/elections/archive/09/Cum1109/gen1109.htm ''Kitsap County Auditor,'' "November 3, 2009 General Election Results," Accessed August 19, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2009/aug/21/ck-school-board-candidate-moves-drops-out-of/#axzz2cRlY8Wmp ''Kitsap Sun,'' "CK School Board Candidate Moves, Drops Out of Race," August 21, 2009]</ref>
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|Chamber = Central Kitsap Board of Directors, District 1, November 3
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|party1 = Nonpartisan
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|party2 = Nonpartisan
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|winner1 = Bruce Richards
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|candidate2 = Write-in votes
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 12677
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|votes2 = 232
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==About the district==
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[[File:Kitsap County Washington.png|200px|thumb|left|link=Central Kitsap School District, Washington|Central Kitsap School District is located in Kitsap County, Washington]] Central Kitsap School District in Silverdale is located in Kitsap County along the western banks of the Puget Sound. The population of Silverdale was 19,204 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.<ref name=quick>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/53/5364365.html ''2010 U.S. Census,'' "Quick Facts: Silverdale," Accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
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===Demographics===
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Silverdale outpaced state averages for median income and poverty rate while lagging behind higher education achievement. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Silverdale's median income at $61,834 while the state median income was $58,890. Silverdale had a poverty rate of 7.5% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (30.1%) is below the state average (31.4%).<ref name=quick/>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" style="background:none; text-align: center;"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Racial Demographics, 2012<ref name=quick/>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Race
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Silverdale(%)
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| White || 75.8 || 77.3
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| Black or African American || 3.2 || 3.6
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| American Indian and Alaska Native || 1.0 || 1.5
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| Asian || 11.0 || 7.2
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| Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander || 0.9 || 0.6
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| Two or More Races || 6.7 || 4.7
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| Hispanic or Latino || 6.3 || 11.2
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Presidential Voting Pattern<ref>[http://www.kitsapgov.com/aud/elections/archive.htm ''Kitsap County Auditor,'' "Kitsap County Election Archives," Accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Year
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Democratic Vote (%)
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| 2012 || 54.2 || 42.6
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| 2008 || 54.9 || 42.6
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| 2004 || 51.2 || 46.9
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| 2000 || 48.9 || 45.1
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==See also==
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* [[Washington school districts]]
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* [[Central Kitsap School District, Washington]]
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* [[Central Kitsap School District elections (2013)]]
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://www.cksd.wednet.edu/SchBoard/SchoolBoard.aspx District page]
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* [http://www.kitsapgov.com/aud/elections/archive/09/LVP09_GenColor.pdf 2009 Local Voters' Pamphlet profile]
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[[Category: 2013 United States school district candidates]]
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[[Category: Washington school board elections, 2013]]
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[[Category: 2013 incumbent]]

Revision as of 14:31, 19 August 2013

Bruce Richards
Bruce Richards WA.jpg
Incumbent, Central Kitsap Board of Directors, District 1
Term ends
November 2013
Leadership
Board Vice President
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First electedNovember 2002
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
AppointedOctober 2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California-Davis
Master'sIndiana University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1972-1978
Personal
ProfessionNuclear engineer
Websites
Office website
Bruce Richards currently represents District 1 on the Central Kitsap Board of Directors. He is seeking re-election against challenger Regina C. Hill in the November 5, 2013 general election.

Biography

Richards earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California-Davis in 1983. He later received a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University in 2001. Richards currently works as a nuclear engineer for the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He and his wife have three children who graduated from district schools. Richards served for six years in the United States Navy aboard nuclear submarines.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Central Kitsap School District elections (2013)

Richards is seeking re-election to the District 1 seat on the board against Regina C. Hill. Richards and Hill will be on the November 5, 2013 general election ballot.

2009

Richards won re-election to the board on November 3, 2009 without opposition. Regina C. Hill filed for election but withdrew in August 2009 because she moved out of the district.[2][3]

Central Kitsap Board of Directors, District 1, November 3, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Richards Incumbent 98.2% 12,677
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 1.8% 232
Total Votes 12,909

About the district

Central Kitsap School District is located in Kitsap County, Washington
Central Kitsap School District in Silverdale is located in Kitsap County along the western banks of the Puget Sound. The population of Silverdale was 19,204 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[4]

Demographics

Silverdale outpaced state averages for median income and poverty rate while lagging behind higher education achievement. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Silverdale's median income at $61,834 while the state median income was $58,890. Silverdale had a poverty rate of 7.5% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 12.5%. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (30.1%) is below the state average (31.4%).[4]

See also

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