Katherine Lee Acuff

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Katherine Lee Acuff
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Board Member, Albemarle County Public Schools, Jack Jouett District
Term ends
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sJohns Hopkins School of Public Health
Master'sUniversity of Colorado
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center
Ph.D.Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
ProfessionPublic health professional / Attorney
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Katherine Lee Acuff is the incumbent of the Jack Jouett District on the Albemarle County School Board. She first won election in an unopposed race on November 5, 2013. Incumbent Diantha McKeel did not seek re-election and instead ran for Albemarle County Supervisor.


Acuff is an attorney with a doctorate in public health who serves on the board of directors of Mental Health America / Charlottesville-Albemarle.[1]



See also: Albemarle County Public Schools elections (2013)


Acuff won election in an unopposed race on November 5, 2013.


Albemarle County Public Schools, Jack Jouett District, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngKatherine Lee Acuff 98.9% 2,945
     Independent Write-in votes 1.1% 33
Total Votes 2,978
Source: Albemarle County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013


On August 21, 2013, the Albemarle County Democratic Party announced their endorsement of Katharine Lee Acuff as a candidate for the Jack Jouett District seat.[2]


Acuff reported $3,498.49 in contributions and $1,946.53 in expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections, which left her campaign with $1,551.96 on hand.[3]

What was at stake?

Three seats were up for election on the Albemarle County School Board. The candidates for the Jack Jouett, Rio and Samuel Miller Magisterial Districts all ran unopposed races. Jack Jouett District incumbent Diantha McKeel did not seek re-election, instead running for Albemarle County Supervisor.

About the district

Albemarle County Public Schools is located in Albemarle County, VA
Albemarle County Public Schools is located in Albemarle County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Albemarle County is home to 98,970 residents.[4]


In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Albemarle County overperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 90.4% compared to 86.6% statewide. The average household income was $65,934 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. Albemarle County had a poverty rate of 8.8%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2010[4]
Race Albemarle County (%) Virginia (%)
White 82.4 71.1
Black 9.9 19.7
Hispanic or Latino 5.6 8.4
Asian 4.9 6.0
American Indian 0.4 0.5
Two or More Races 2.3 2.6

Presidential Voting Pattern[5]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 55.2 43.2
2008 58.4 40.4
2004 50.5 48.5
2000 44.1 49.6

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. Sean Tubbs Charlottesville Tomorrow Republicans won’t challenge McKeel in Jack Jouett, published June 3, 2013
  2. The Daily Progress Albemarle Democrats endorse Acuff, accessed October 2, 2013
  3. Virginia State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Reports," accessed December 19, 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Quick Facts Accessed September 17, 2013]
  5. Virginia State Board of Elections, "Election Results," accessed September 17, 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.