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David A. Lloyd
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Former candidate for
Board Member, Wayzata School Board, At-large
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sConcordia College Moorhead
OtherNorth Dakota State University
ProfessionSmall business owner
Campaign website
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David A. Lloyd was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Wayzata school board. He did not win a seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.


David Lloyd resides in Minnetonka, Minnesota with his wife. Lloyd earned a B.A. in Music from Concordia College Moorhead and a B.S. in Accounting from North Dakota State University. He owns and operates a financial advisory practice.[1]



See also: Wayzata Public Schools elections (2013)


David Lloyd was defeated in a race against eight fellow candidates for three vacant at-large school board seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.


Wayzata Public Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngChris McCullough 21.9% 1,607
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSarah Johansen 21% 1,539
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndrea Cuene 15.2% 1,112
     Nonpartisan Ted Victor 13.4% 981
     Nonpartisan Dan Haugen 12.2% 894
     Nonpartisan Derek Diesen 6.6% 486
     Nonpartisan David A. Lloyd 3.7% 268
     Nonpartisan Bill Pritchard 2.9% 215
     Nonpartisan Phil Napier 2.7% 200
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.4% 29
Total Votes 7,331
Source: Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, "Results for Selected Contests in School District No. 284 - Wayzata," accessed December 18, 2013


David Lloyd reported $179.34 in contributions and $179.34 in expenditures to Wayzata Public Schools, which left his campaign with no debt or cash on hand.[2]


David Lloyd did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

Campaign themes

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

  • Maintain and enhance local control of educating the children of our District.
  • Commit that students attend an elementary school near their home.
  • Provide an environment that helps teachers enjoy their profession.
  • Strive to limit the use of debt to minimize debt service so we can invest in programs, teachers and innovative operations.
  • Commit to provide activities to students that they enjoy and can learn to achieve their best.
  • Insist on getting the most out of the dollars provided by taxpayers, but encourage taxpayers to think long term.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with legislators, but work towards more local control.
  • Promote public education as the only freely accessible path to solving the achievement gap and securing the American Dream.
  • Promote the freedom of parents to guide their children's education.
  • Let the professionals manage the details.

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

What was at stake?

There were three seats on the school board up for election on November 5, 2013. None of the three incumbents with expiring terms, including Board Chair Susan Jean Hayes Droegemueller, filed for re-election. Nine newcomers, Andrea Cuene, Derek Diesen, Dan Haugen, Sarah Johansen, David A. Lloyd, Chris McCullough, Phil Napier, Bill Pritchard and Ted Victor filed for the three open seats.

About the district

See also: Wayzata Public Schools, Minnesota
Wayzata Public Schools is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Wayzata Public Schools is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. The county seat of Hennepin County is Minneapolis. According to the 2010 United States Census, Hennepin County is home to 1,184,576 residents.[4]


Hennepin County outperformed the rest of Minnesota in terms of its median rates of average household income and higher education achievement but underperformed in terms of its poverty rate in 2011. The median household income in Hennepin County was $62,966 compared to $58,476 for the state of Minnesota. The poverty rate in Hennepin County was 12.3% compared to 11.0% for the entire state. The United States Census Bureau also found that 44.7% of Hennepin County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 31.8% in Minnesota.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Hennepin County (%) Minnesota (%)
White 76.7 86.5
Black or African American 12.3 5.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.3
Asian 6.7 4.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 3.0 2.2
Hispanic or Latino 6.9 4.9

Presidential Voting Pattern[5]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 423,982 240,073
2008 420,958 231,054
2004 383,841 255,133
2000 307,599 225,657

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[6][7]

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  1. Stefanie Briggs, Plymouth Patch, "Wayzata School Board Candidate: David Lloyd," October 15, 2013
  2. Information submitted to Ballotpedia through e-mail from Wayzata Public Schools on January 3, 2014
  3. David A. Lloyd for Wayzata School Board, "Student Future Success," accessed October 23, 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 United States Census Bureau, "Hennepin County, Minnesota," accessed October 14, 2013
  5. Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, "Election Results and Statistics," accessed October 14, 2013
  6. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  7. 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.