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|Board Member, Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 7, 2017|
|Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1, 4-year term, 2013|
|Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
Shiflet was not endorsed in this campaign.
Shiflet reported no contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections.
What was at stake?
Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats are for Districts 1 and 3, which were occupied by Anthony Slater and John J. Myers, Jr., respectively. Neither incumbent filed for re-election, so both seats were filled by new members.
About the districtRockingham County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Rockingham County is home to 76,314 residents.
In terms of graduation rate and average household income, Rockingham County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 78.9% compared to 86.6% statewide. Average household income was $51,775 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. In regards to poverty rate, Rockingham overperformed, with a poverty rate of 9.9%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.
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.
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