Charlie N. Gallo

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Charlie N. Gallo
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Board Member, Lynn School Committee, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
2015
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember, 2011
Next generalNovember, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSt. Mary's High School
Bachelor'sSuffolk University
J.D.Suffolk University Law School
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Charlie N. Gallo campaign logo
Charlie N. Gallo is an at-large member of the Lynn School Committee. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011 and he won re-election in a general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

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.[1] 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.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Lynn Public Schools elections (2013)

Opposition

Charlie Gallo and his fellow incumbents defeated challengers Stanley H. Wotring, Jr., Lorraine Gately and Melissa L. Romaniello to win six at-large seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Lynn Public Schools, At-large General Election, 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDonna M. Coppola Incumbent 15.4% 7,314
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia M. Capano Incumbent 13.7% 6,481
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie N. Gallo Incumbent 13.7% 6,478
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRichard B. Starbard Incumbent 13.3% 6,306
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJohn E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent 12.8% 6,090
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMaria O. Carrasco Incumbent 11.7% 5,554
     Nonpartisan Lorraine Gately 11.5% 5,449
     Nonpartisan Melissa L. Romaniello 4.2% 2,008
     Nonpartisan Stanley H. Wotring, Jr. 3.6% 1,695
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.1% 71
Total Votes 47,446
Source: City of Lynn, "ELECTION SUMMARY REPORT: Municipal Election - November 5, 2013, Lynn, MA," accessed November 6, 2013 These results are unofficial and not certified. They will be updated once certified results are available.


Lynn Public Schools, At-large Primary Election, 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDonna M. Coppola Incumbent 14.6% 3,546
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJohn E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent 13.9% 3,365
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie N. Gallo Incumbent 13.8% 3,343
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia M. Capano Incumbent 13.4% 3,245
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRichard B. Starbard Incumbent 13.2% 3,210
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMaria O. Carrasco Incumbent 12.5% 3,031
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngLorraine Gately 11.2% 2,725
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa L. Romaniello 4% 959
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngStanley H. Wotring, Jr. 3.2% 780
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.2% 55
Total Votes 24,259
Source: City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Primary Election - September 17, 2013," accessed September 20, 2013

Funding

As of September 21, Charlie Gallo 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, which left his campaign with $457.93 in debt.[2]

Endorsements

Charlie Gallo did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

2011

Lynn Public Schools, At-large General Election, 2-year term, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRichard B. Starbard Incumbent 14.1% 4,770
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie N. Gallo 13.8% 4,666
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia M. Capano Incumbent 12.8% 4,339
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJohn E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent 12.4% 4,199
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDonna M. Coppola Incumbent 12.1% 4,100
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMaria O. Carrasco Incumbent 11.8% 3,971
     Nonpartisan Vincent J. Spirito Incumbent 11.4% 3,851
     Nonpartisan Dolores J. DiFillipo 11.3% 3,810
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.2% 67
Total Votes 33,773
Source: City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Municipal Election - November 8, 2011," accessed September 20, 2013

Campaign themes

Gallo's campaign website listed the following campaign themes for 2013:[3]

  • Grant funding to bring more resources to Lynn students and schools;
  • Career development programs for high school students;
  • Student safety programs for elementary school students and parents in partnership with the Lynn Police and Fire Departments;
  • Youth engagement and the Lynn Youth Council initiative;
  • Partnerships with businesses and non-profits to provide more opportunities to Lynn students;
  • Establishment of the Lynn Community Enrichment Program, offering educational and recreational courses at Lynn Tech at night for Lynners of all ages;
  • Lynn School Committee meetings made available online; and
  • Educator appreciation.

Note: The above quote is from the candidate's website, which may include some typographical or spelling errors.


What was at stake?

There were six seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. All six incumbents sought re-election to the board and won, defeating the three challengers: Lorraine Gately, Melissa L. Romaniello and Stanley H. Wotring, Jr. In the September 17 primary, all of the top six vote recipients were incumbents.[4]

About the district

See also: Lynn Public Schools, Massachusetts
Lynn Public Schools is located in Essex County, Massachusetts
Lynn Public Schools is located in Essex County, Massachusetts. The county seats of Essex County are Lawrence and Salem. According to the 2010 US Census, Essex County is home to 755,618 residents.[5]

Demographics

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.[5]


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