Charlie N. Gallo
|Charlie N. Gallo|
|Board Member, Lynn School Committee, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November, 2011|
|First elected||November, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|High school||St. Mary's High School|
|J.D.||Suffolk University Law School|
Charlie Gallo resides in Lynn, Massachusetts. Gallo graduated from St. Mary's High School before earning a B.A. degree in Government, Paralegal Studies and Philosophy from Suffolk University and continuing on to receive his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School. He as an assistant director for the Family Trust of Massachusetts, Inc., an adjunct instructor at North Shore Community College and as an associate attorney for the Law Office of Peter Macy/Weston Patrick, P.A.
- See also: Lynn Public Schools elections (2013)
Charlie Gallo is running against fellow incumbents Maria O. Carrasco, Patricia M. Capano, John E. Ford, Jr., Richard B. Starbard and Donna M. Coppola and challengers Stanley H. Wotring, Jr., Lorraine Gately and Melissa L. Romaniello in his attempt to win one of six at-large seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.
|Lynn Public Schools, At-large Primary Election, 2-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Donna M. Coppola Incumbent||14.6%||3,546|
|Nonpartisan||John E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent||13.9%||3,365|
|Nonpartisan||Charlie N. Gallo Incumbent||13.8%||3,343|
|Nonpartisan||Patricia M. Capano Incumbent||13.4%||3,245|
|Nonpartisan||Richard B. Starbard Incumbent||13.2%||3,210|
|Nonpartisan||Maria O. Carrasco Incumbent||12.5%||3,031|
|Nonpartisan||Melissa L. Romaniello||4%||959|
|Nonpartisan||Stanley H. Wotring, Jr.||3.2%||780|
|Source: City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Primary Election - September 17, 2013," accessed September 20, 2013|
As of September 21, Charlie Gallo has reported $8,922.00 in contributions in addition to his $1,485.04 account balance and $4,940.71 in expenditures in addition to his $5,924.26 in outstanding liabilities, leaving his campaign $457.93 in debt.
Charlie Gallo has not received any official endorsements for his campaign as of yet.
|Lynn Public Schools, At-large General Election, 2-year term, 2011|
|Nonpartisan||Richard B. Starbard Incumbent||14.1%||4,770|
|Nonpartisan||Charlie N. Gallo||13.8%||4,666|
|Nonpartisan||Patricia M. Capano Incumbent||12.8%||4,339|
|Nonpartisan||John E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent||12.4%||4,199|
|Nonpartisan||Donna M. Coppola Incumbent||12.1%||4,100|
|Nonpartisan||Maria O. Carrasco Incumbent||11.8%||3,971|
|Nonpartisan||Vincent J. Spirito Incumbent||11.4%||3,851|
|Nonpartisan||Dolores J. DiFillipo||11.3%||3,810|
|Source: City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Municipal Election - November 8, 2011," accessed September 20, 2013|
Gallo's campaign website lists the following campaign themes for 2013:
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What's at stake?
There are six seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. All six incumbents are seeking re-election to the board, and they're facing three challengers in Lorraine Gately, Melissa L. Romaniello and Stanley H. Wotring, Jr. In the September 17 primary, all of the top six vote recipients were incumbents.
About the district
- See also: Lynn Public Schools, Massachusetts
Essex County outperformed the rest of Massachusetts in terms of its poverty rate but under performed with regard to median rates of average household income and higher education achievement in 2011. The median household income in Essex County was $65,785 compared to $65,981 for the state of Massachusetts. The poverty rate in Essex County was 10.6% compared to 10.7% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 36.4% of Essex County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 38.7% in Massachusetts.
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- LinkedIn, "Charlie Gallo," accessed September 21, 2013
- City of Lynn, "Form CPF M 102: Campaign Finance Report, Municipal Form," accessed September 21, 2013
- Charlie Gallo for Lynn School Committee, "Main," accessed September 21, 2013
- City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Primary Election - September 17, 2013," accessed September 20, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Essex County, Massachusetts," accessed August 7, 2013
- Massachusetts Secretary of State, “Enrollment Breakdown as of 2/15/2012,” accessed August 7, 2013