Mason City School District elections (2013)

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2013 Mason City School District Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
References
See also
Ohio
Mason City School District
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Three seats were up for election on the Mason City Schools Board of Education. Randy Andrews won election, as well as incumbents Matt Steele and Connie Yingling, as they were the only candidates to file for the at-large seats.

About the district

See also: Mason City School District, Ohio
Mason City School District is located in Warren County, Ohio
Mason City School District serves K-12 students in Mason, a city located in Warren County, Ohio. The city's population was 30,712 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[1]

Demographics

Mason outperforms the rest of Ohio in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 51.6% of Mason residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 24.5% rate for the state of Ohio. Mason had a median income of $83,695 in 2010 compared to $48,071 for Ohio. The poverty rate for Mason was 4.6% in 2010 compared to a 14.8% rate for the rest of the state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Mason (%) Ohio (%)
White 85.1 82.7
Black or African American 3.3 12.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2 0.2
Asian 9 1.7
Two or More Races 1.5 2.1
Hispanic or Latino 3.2 3.1

Presidential Voting Pattern[2]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 29.6 68.9
2008 31.4 67.4
2004 27.6 72.1
2000 27.7 69.9

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.[3]

Method of board member selection

The Mason City Schools Board of Education consists of five members who are elected at-large to four-year terms. There was no primary election on September 10, 2013 and the general election was held on November 5, 2013. Three seats on the board were up for election in 2013 and two seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.[4]

Candidates for the Mason City Schools Board of Education must be 18 years old, a resident of the district and not hold city office concurrent to board service. The Warren County Board of Elections required a $30 filing fee as well as at least 75 signatures by the filing deadline on August 7, 2013.[5]

Elections

2013

Candidates

  • Randy Andrews
  • Matt Steele
    • Incumbent
    • Graduate, Xavier University and Ohio State University
    • Attorney
  • Connie Yingling
    • Incumbent
    • Graduate, Miami University
    • Loss prevention manager, Luxottica Retail

Election results

Mason City School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngConnie Yingling Incumbent 35% 2,452
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Andrews 33.2% 2,328
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Steele Incumbent 31.7% 2,222
Total Votes 7,002
Source: Warren County Board of Elections, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Warren County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013

Campaign finance

No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the Ohio Secretary of State.[6]

Past elections

2011

Mason City Schools Board of Education, At-large, November 8, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Wise Incumbent 53.7% 7,488
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCourtney Allen 46.3% 6,460
Total Votes 13,948
Source: Warren County Board of Elections

What was at stake?

Incumbents Matt Steele and Connie Yingling along with newcomer Randy Andrews ran for three available seats on the board unopposed. Former member Marianne Culbertson did not file for re-election in 2013.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Mason City Schools Board of Education elections in 2013:[7]

Deadline Event
August 7, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions for local nonpartisan races
October 24, 2013 Filing deadline for pre-election expense reports
November 5, 2013 Election day
November 26, 2013 Certification of election results by county officials
December 13, 2013 Filing deadline for post-election expense reports

Additional elections on the ballot

The Mason City Schools Board of Education election shared the ballot with other local elections. Residents of Mason cast ballots for four seats on the Mason City Council as well as a municipal court seat.[8]

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See also

External links

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