Charlie N. Gallo
|Charlie N. Gallo|
|Board Member, Lynn School Committee, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November, 2011|
|Next general||November, 2015|
|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)
|Lynn Public Schools, At-large General Election, 2-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Donna M. Coppola Incumbent||15.4%||7,314|
|Nonpartisan||Patricia M. Capano Incumbent||13.7%||6,481|
|Nonpartisan||Charlie N. Gallo Incumbent||13.7%||6,478|
|Nonpartisan||Richard B. Starbard Incumbent||13.3%||6,306|
|Nonpartisan||John E. Ford, Jr. Incumbent||12.8%||6,090|
|Nonpartisan||Maria O. Carrasco Incumbent||11.7%||5,554|
|Nonpartisan||Melissa L. Romaniello||4.2%||2,008|
|Nonpartisan||Stanley H. Wotring, Jr.||3.6%||1,695|
|Source: City of Lynn, "Election Summary Report: Municipal Election - November 5, 2013, Lynn, MA," accessed December 18, 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|
Charlie Gallo began the race with an existing debt of $4,439.22 from his previous campaigns. He reported $9,122.00 in contributions and $8,169.86 in expenditures to the Lynn Elections Office, which left his campaign with $3,487.08 in debt.
Charlie Gallo did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.
|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 listed the following campaign themes for 2013:
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.
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.
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.
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- LinkedIn, "Charlie Gallo," accessed September 21, 2013
- City of Lynn, "Campaign Finance Report Archive | 2013 - 2010," accessed December 20, 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
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014