Mark S. D'Agostino

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Mark S. D'Agostino
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Former candidate for
Board Member, Brockton School Committee, Ward 3
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sFramingham State University
ProfessionBusiness executive
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Mark S. D'Agostino was a candidate for the Ward 3 seat on the Brockton School Committee. He did not win a seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.


Mark D'Agostino resides in Brockton, Massachusetts. D'Agostino earned a Bachelor's degree from Framingham State University.[1] He joined his father's insurance business in 1996 as a personal insurance customer service representative, and he became president of R. F. D'Agostino Insurance Agency Inc. in 2009.[1]



See also: Brockton Public Schools elections (2013)


Mark D'Agostino lost to fellow newcomer Allisha J. Clark in his attempt to win the Ward 3 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.


Brockton Public Schools, Ward 3 General Election, 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAllisha Jean Clark 50.6% 951
     Nonpartisan Mark D'Agostino 49% 922
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.4% 8
Total Votes 1,881
Source: Brockton, Massachusetts, "Mayor - City Election - November 5, 2013," accessed December 18, 2013


Mark D'Agostino began the race with an existing debt of $525.00. He reported $1,495.00 in contributions and $857.30 in expenditures to the Brockton Elections Commission, which left his campaign with $112.70 on hand.[2]


Mark D'Agostino did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

What was at stake?

All seven seats on the School Committee were up for re-election in 2013. Wards 3, 5 and 7 incumbents Anthony Donegan, William Carpenter and Timothy J. Sullivan did not file for re-election. Wards 1, 4 and 6 incumbents Thomas J. Minichiello, Jr., Patricia A. Joyce and Michael P. Healy ran unopposed to retain their seats. Andrew Robinson was the only incumbent who faced a challenger, Krystel Love. If Robinson had not managed to retain his seat, a majority of the board would have been fresh faces following this election.

About the district

See also: Brockton Public Schools, Massachusetts
Brockton Public Schools is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Brockton Public Schools is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. The county seats of Plymouth County are Brockton and Plymouth. According to the 2010 US Census, Plymouth County is home to 499,759 residents.[3]


Plymouth County outperformed the rest of Massachusetts in terms of its median rates of average household income and poverty but under performed with regard to higher education achievement in 2011. The median household income in Plymouth County was $74,698 compared to $65,981 for the state of Massachusetts. The poverty rate in Plymouth County was 7.2% compared to 10.7% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 32.9% of Plymouth County residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 38.7% in Massachusetts.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Plymouth County (%) Massachusetts (%)
White 87.2 83.7
Black or African American 9.3 7.9
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3 0.5
Asian 1.4 5.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 2.0
Hispanic or Latino 3.4 10.1

Party Affiliation, 2012[4]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 93,501 28.61
Republican 44.814 13.71
Green-Rainbow 267 0.08
Unaffiliated 186,768 57.15
Other 1,453 0.44

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[5]

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