Charles L. Stango
|Charles L. Stango|
|Waterbury Board of Education, At-large|
|Years in position ||10|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 2005|
|Bachelor's||Central Connecticut State University|
is an at-large member of the Waterbury Board of Education
. He won re-election to the board as a Republican candidate against nine other candidates on November 5, 2013. Stango first won election to the board in 2005.
Stango earned a B.S. in Technology Education from Central Connecticut State University. He worked as a technology teacher for 35 years in area schools before retirement. Stango has been involved with local organizations including the Knights of Columbus and UNICO Club of Waterbury. He and his wife, Eileen, have two children and two grandchildren.
- See also: Waterbury Public Schools elections (2013)
Stango won re-election to the board as a Republican candidate against nine other candidates on November 5, 2013. He ran as part of a Republican slate including challengers John F. Alseph Jr. and Thomas Van Stone, Sr..
|Waterbury Public Schools, General Election, 4-year term, 2013
||Karen E. Harvey Incumbent
||Felix Rodriguez Incumbent
||Charles L. Stango Incumbent
||Thomas Van Stone, Sr.
|| John F. Alseph Jr.
|| Margaret A. O'Brien
|| James K. Russell
|| Kimberly A. Sidoti
|| Ann M. Sweeney Incumbent
|Source: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Municipal Elections - November 5, 2013," accessed December 16, 2013
Charles L. Stango has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission.
What was at stake?
Five seats were at stake. Incumbent Democrats Karen E. Harvey and Felix Rodriguez, as well as incumbent Republican Charles L. Stango and incumbent Independent Ann M. Sweeney were on the ballot. Sweeney, who ran without endorsement, was the only candidate who did not win re-election to the board. Democrat Jose Morales did not seek re-election in 2013.
About the district
- See also: Waterbury Public Schools, Connecticut
Waterbury Public Schools is located along the Naugatuck River in New Haven County in southern Connecticut. The population of Waterbury was 110,189 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
Waterbury lagged behind state rates for poverty, median income and higher education achievement in 2010. The city had a poverty rate of 20.6% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 9.5%. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Waterbury's median income at $41,499 while the state median income was $69,243. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (17.2%) is below the state average (35.7%).
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