New Caney Independent School District elections (2013)
Method of election
What was at stake?
New Caney Independent School District
Montgomery County, Texas ballot measures
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Two seats on the New Caney ISD Board were scheduled to be up for election on November 5, 2013. The district canceled the election since both seats were uncontested. Vice President and Position 6 seat holder Curt Joslin and Position 7 seat holder Elizabeth Rhoden Harrell both retained their seats.
About the districtMontgomery County, Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Montgomery County is home to 455,746 residents.
In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Montgomery County overperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 86.1% compared to 80.4% statewide. The average household income was $66,657 compared to $50,920 in the entire state. Houston had a poverty rate of 11.5%, while the poverty rate for Texas was 17.0%.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Houston city (%)||Texas (%)|
|Hispanic or Latino||21.7||37.6|
|Black or African American||4.6||11.8|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.0||0.7|
|Two or More Races||1.6||2.7|
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.
Method of board member selection
The New Caney ISD elects seven trustees for rotating three-year terms that serve the district at-large. Elections are held on the first Tuesday in November annually. Two seats on the board will be up for election on November 4, 2014 and three seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.
There was an election scheduled for November 5, 2013 for two seats however the district canceled the election because both seats were uncontested.
What was at stake?
Two seats were scheduled to be up for election, covering Positions 6 and 7 on the board. Since no challengers filed for that seat, the district made the decision to cancel the election.
The following dates were key deadlines for the New Caney Independent School District election in 2013:
|July 27, 2013||First day for filing nominating petitions|
|August 26, 2013||Last day to file nominating petitions|
|November 5, 2013||Election day|
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