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In terms of graduation rate and average household income, [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin County]] overperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 89.3% compared to 87.8% statewide. The average household income was $50,045 compared to $48,071 in the entire state. Franklin County underperformed in terms of poverty rate with 17.4%, while the poverty rate for Ohio was 14.8%.<ref name=Census/>
 
In terms of graduation rate and average household income, [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin County]] overperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 89.3% compared to 87.8% statewide. The average household income was $50,045 compared to $48,071 in the entire state. Franklin County underperformed in terms of poverty rate with 17.4%, while the poverty rate for Ohio was 14.8%.<ref name=Census/>
  
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Revision as of 21:02, 7 April 2014

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2013 South-Western City Schools 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
South-Western City Schools
Franklin County, Ohio ballot measures
Local ballot measures, Ohio
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Three seats were up for election on the South-Western City School Board on November 5, 2013. Unopposed incumbents Karen Dover, Cathy Johnson and Lee Schreiner retained their seats.

About the district

See also: South-Western City Schools, Ohio
South-Western City Schools is located in Franklin County, Ohio
South-Western City Schools in South-Western City is located in Franklin County, which is situated in northern Ohio. The county's population was 1,163,414 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[1]

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate and average household income, Franklin County overperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 89.3% compared to 87.8% statewide. The average household income was $50,045 compared to $48,071 in the entire state. Franklin County underperformed in terms of poverty rate with 17.4%, while the poverty rate for Ohio was 14.8%.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2010[2]
Race Franklin County (%) Ohio (%)
White 70.7 83.4
Black 21.8 12.5
Hispanic or Latino 5.0 3.3
Asian 4.2 1.8
American Indian 0.3 0.3
Two or More Races 2.9 2.0

Method of board member selection

The South-Western City School Board is composed of five members that are elected at-large. 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.

Candidates for the South-Western City School Board must be 18 years old, a resident of the district and not hold city office concurrent to board service.[3]

Elections

2013

Candidates

Three candidates declared their intentions to run for the three at-large seats on the South-Western City School Board.

Election results

South-Western City Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCathy Johnson Incumbent 34.6% 6,258
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngLee Schreiner Incumbent 33.1% 5,997
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Dover Incumbent 32.3% 5,842
Total Votes 18,097
Source: Franklin County Board of Elections, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Franklin County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013

Endorsements

The Franklin County Democratic Party endorsed Cathy Johnson and Lee Schreiner for the board.[4] Karen Dover was endorsed by the Franklin County Republican Party.[5]

Campaign finance

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

What was at stake?

Three candidates went unopposed for three at-large seats on the South-Western City School Board on November 5, 2013. All three incumbents filed for re-election.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the South-Western City Board of Education elections in 2013:[7]

Deadline Event
August 7, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions for City 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

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