Jose Palacios, Jr.
|Jose Palacios, Jr.|
|Board Member, Aldine Independent School District, Position 1|
|Former Board Member|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
Palacios is a 30-year resident of the Aldine community. He and his wife Mary have six children, four of whom graduated from Aldine ISD and two who are currently enrolled in the district. Palacios is an active parent at Davis High School where he has served as an assistant to the Parent Teacher Organization president and is a strong supporter of the Davis ROTC program. Palacios is employed by Marek Brothers Construction where he serves as a workforce developer, recruiter and trainer.
Palacios was defeated by challenger Patricia Ann Bourgeois in the general election on November 5, 2013.
|Aldine Independent School District, Position 1, 3-year term (unexpired), 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Patricia Ann Bourgeois||67.1%||3,875|
|Nonpartisan||Jose Palacios, Jr. Incumbent||32.9%||1,897|
|Source: Harris County, Texas, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
Palacios was not endorsed in this campaign.
Palacios reported no contributions or expenditures to the Texas Ethics Commission.
What was at stake?
One seat was up for election on November 5 covering that of retired board member Marine Jones. Originally the board was scheduled to have four seats up for election, however Positions 3, 4 and 5 were unopposed. The board made the decision to cancel those elections.
About the districtHarris County, Texas and spans 111 square miles wide. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Harris County is home to 4,253,700 residents. It lies on the southeastern border of Texas and Louisiana.
Harris County outperformed the rest of Texas with regard to average household income, but underperformed in regards to graduation rate and poverty rate in 2011. The average household income in Harris County was $52,675 compared to $50,920 statewide. The graduation rate in Harris County was 77.9% compared to 80.4% for Texas. Harris County had a poverty rate of 17.3 in 2011, while Texas was 17.0%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Harris County (%)||Texas (%)|
|Hispanic or Latino||69.75||37.6|
|Black or African American||25.73||11.8|
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- Aldine Independent School District, "School Board Members," accessed August 29, 2013
- Texas Ethics Commission, "Search Campaign Finance Reports," accessed December 26, 2013
- News Stories, "Aldine ISD Trustees cancel regular board election," accessed October 24, 2013
- U.S. Census, "Harris County, Texas," accessed August 7, 2013
- Aldine Independent School District, "Fast Facts," accessed August 7, 2013