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'''Christopher Collins''' ran unopposed to keep his District 3 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.
 
'''Christopher Collins''' ran unopposed to keep his District 3 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.
 
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|ref=[http://www3.springfield-ma.gov/elections/votecounts.php ''City of Springfield, Massachusetts'', "Springfield Vote Counts: Nov. 5 City Election," accessed November 6, 2013] These results are unofficial and not certified. They will be updated once certified results are available.
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As of September 24, '''Christopher Collins''' had reported no contributions or expenditures, leaving his campaign with $2,295.16 on hand remaining from his previous campaigns.<ref name=finance>[http://www3.springfield-ma.gov/elections/fileadmin/OCPF/ocpf_2013_CC.pdf ''Springfield, Massachusetts,'' "Form CPF M 102: Campaign Finance Report, Municipal Form," accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
 
As of September 24, '''Christopher Collins''' had reported no contributions or expenditures, leaving his campaign with $2,295.16 on hand remaining from his previous campaigns.<ref name=finance>[http://www3.springfield-ma.gov/elections/fileadmin/OCPF/ocpf_2013_CC.pdf ''Springfield, Massachusetts,'' "Form CPF M 102: Campaign Finance Report, Municipal Form," accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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Revision as of 18:54, 7 November 2013

Christopher Collins
Christopher Collins.jpg
Board Member, Springfield School Committee, District 3
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember, 2007
Next general2017
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWestfield State University
Master'sWestfield State University
Personal
ProfessionRetired, educator
Websites
Office website
Christopher Collins is the District 3 member of the Springfield School Committee. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007. Collins successfully ran for re-election in a general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Christopher Collins resides in Springfield, Massachusetts. Collins earned a B.S. and an M.S. from Westfield State University before beginning his career as an educator.[1] He spent more than 35 years as a teacher, insurance administrator and principal in Springfield Public Schools before reaching retirement.[2]

Elections

2013

See also: Springfield Public Schools elections (2013)

Opposition

Christopher Collins ran unopposed to keep his District 3 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Results

Springfield Public Schools, District 3 General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Collins Incumbent 98.4% 2,154
     Nonpartisan Write-in 1.6% 35
Total Votes 2,189
Source: City of Springfield, Massachusetts, "Springfield Vote Counts: Nov. 5 City Election," accessed November 6, 2013 These results are unofficial and not certified. They will be updated once certified results are available.

Funding

As of September 24, Christopher Collins had reported no contributions or expenditures, leaving his campaign with $2,295.16 on hand remaining from his previous campaigns.[3]

Endorsements

Christopher Collins did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

2009

Springfield Public Schools, District 3 General Election, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Collins Incumbent 68.9% 4,571
     Nonpartisan Orlando Santiago 30.9% 2,049
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.2% 11
Total Votes 6,631
Source: Springfield, Massachusetts, "November 3, 2009 Municipal Election Returns," accessed September 24, 2013

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 four of them faced challengers. Barbara Gresham and Christopher Collins ran unopposed to retain their District 2 and 3 seats, respectively. Denise M. Hurst and Antonette E. Pepe attempted to fend off challenges to their at-large seats from Calvin McFadden and Brenden J. Hammerle. District 1 incumbent Norman Roldan ran against newcomer Rosa Perez, and District 4 incumbent Peter M. Murphy faced a challenge from Zaida Govan.

About the district

See also: Springfield Public Schools, Massachusetts
Springfield Public Schools is located in Hampden County, Massachusetts
Springfield Public Schools is located in Hampden County, Massachusetts. The county seat of Hampden County is Springfield. According to the 2010 US Census, Hampden County is home to 465,923 residents.[4]

Demographics

Hampden County under performed in comparison to the rest of Massachusetts in terms of median rates of average household income, poverty rate and higher education achievement in 2011. The median household income in Hampden County was $48,866 compared to $65,981 for the state of Massachusetts. The poverty rate in Hampden County was 16.6% compared to 10.7% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 23.9% of Hampden County residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to 38.7% in Massachusetts.[4]


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