Grant Walden

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Grant Walden
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Former candidate for
Board member, Boise Board of Trustees, At-large
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 2, 2014
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Grant Walden was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Boise School District Board of Trustees in Idaho. He was defeated in the general election on September 2, 2014.



See also: Boise School District elections (2014)


In the September 2, 2014 general election, incumbents Nancy Gregory and Doug Park defeated newcomers John Hruby, Anthony Shallat and Grant Walden for two at-large seats with six-year terms. Former Idaho House member Brian Cronin defeated Travis Jones for an at-large seat with a two-year term.


Boise School District, At-Large General Election, 6-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Gregory Incumbent 39.8% 4,084
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Park Incumbent 32.9% 3,381
     Nonpartisan John Hruby 10.3% 1,062
     Nonpartisan Grant Walden 9.6% 985
     Nonpartisan Anthony Shallat 7.3% 752
Total Votes 10,264
Source: Boise School District, "2014 Board of Trustee Election Results," accessed September 2, 2014 Disclaimer: These election results are unofficial. They will be updated once certified election results are available.


Walden did not file a campaign finance report with the Idaho Secretary of State.[1]


Walden did not receive any official endorsements in this election.

About the district

See also: Boise School District, Idaho
Boise School District is located in Ada County, Idaho
Boise School District is located in Ada County, Idaho. The county seat of Ada County is Boise. Ada County is home to 416,464 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2] Boise School District is the second-largest school district in Idaho, serving 25,476 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[3]


Ada County outperformed the rest of Idaho in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 35.3 percent of Ada County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 24.7 percent for Idaho as a whole. The median household income in Ada County was $55,499 compared to $47,015 for the state of Idaho. The poverty rate in Ada County was 12.2 percent compared to 15.1 percent for the entire state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Ada County (%) Idaho (%)
White 92.5 93.7
Black or African American 1.3 0.8
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.7
Asian 2.6 1.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.2
Two or More Races 2.6 2.2
Hispanic or Latino 7.5 11.8

Presidential Voting Pattern[4]
Year Republican Vote Democratic Vote
2012 97,554 77,137
2008 93,328 82,236
2004 94,641 58,523
2000 75,050 40,650

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.[5][6]

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  1. Idaho Secretary of State, "2014 Scanned Campaign Finance Reports - Statewide Candidates," accessed July 14, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 United States Census Bureau, "Ada County, Idaho," accessed July 9, 2014
  3. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed February 18, 2014
  4. Ada County, "Election Results," accessed July 14, 2015
  5. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  6. 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.