College Station Independent School District elections (2013)
Method of election
What was at stake?
College Station Independent School District
Brazos County, Texas ballot measures
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Three seats were up for election on the College Station Independent School Board on November 5, 2013. At-large Place 3 was filled by newcomer Michael Wesson, who triumphed over fellow challengers John Fedora and Ben Roper. Unopposed incumbent Jeff Harris kept Place 4, while unopposed candidate Quinn Williams was elected to Place 5.
About the districtCollege Station, Texas, which is also a county seat of Brazos County, Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, College Station is home to 93,857 residents.
College Station outperformed the rest of Texas with regard to graduation rate, but under performed in regards to average household income and poverty rate in 2011. The graduation rate in College Station was 93.0% compared to 80.4% statewide. The average household income in College Station was $31,332 compared to $50,920 for Texas. College Station had a poverty rate of 36.4% in 2011, while Texas was 17.0%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||College Station City (%)||Texas (%)|
|Black or African American||6.8||11.8|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.4||0.7|
|Two or More Races||2.4||2.7|
|Hispanic or Latino||14.0||37.6|
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. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
Method of board member selection
The College Station Independent School District board consists of seven members elected to three-year terms. The CSISD does not hold a primary election and the general election was held on November 5, 2013.
- Jeff Harris
- Incumbent and Board Secretary
- Quinn Williams
- General contractor
|College Independent School Board, Place 3, 3-year term, 2013|
|Source: KBTX News, "November 2013 Election Results," accessed November 8, 2013|
No endorsements were made in this election.
No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the Texas Ethics Commission.
What was at stake?
Three seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats were for Places 3, 4 and 5. Places 3 and 5 were filled by new members and Place 4 was filled by an incumbent.
The following dates were key deadlines for the College Station Independent School District election in 2013:
|July 27, 2013||First day for filing nominating petitions|
|August 26, 2013||Last day to file nominating petitions|
|November 5, 2013||Election day|
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