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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Florida Superintendents and School Board Members Election Results 2012



Interesting data sent yesterday to board members from the FSBA.  Looks as though roughly 50% of Sitting Elected Superintendents in contested races won, the other half were defeated.  Not very good re-election odds...

District School Board members fared much better-- with 119 total members seeking another term and only 16 incumbents being ousted from their seats.  Breakdown from the FSBA email below:

The FSBA staff has tried to supply as much information as possible, using data gathered from local school board offices and from the Supervisor of Elections in each county.  Please note that these results are UNOFFICIAL and some results may change due to potential recounts.

As of today, the school board election data breaks down as follows:

•  159 school board seats were up for election
•  40 school board members did not seek re-election or vacated their school board seat
•  54 school board members were re-elected without opposition at qualifying
•  3 new school board members were elected without opposition at qualifying
•  33 school board members were re-elected in the Primary Election
•  30 new school board members were elected in the Primary Election
•  10 school board members were re-elected in the General Election
•  29 new school board members were elected in the General Election
•  16 incumbent school board members were defeated in the Primary or General Election   

As of today, the superintendent election data breaks down as follows:

•  41 superintendent seats were up for election
•  7 superintendents did not seek re-election
•  7 superintendents were re-elected without opposition at qualifying
•  1 superintendent was re-elected and 6 new superintendents were elected in the Primary Election
•  10 superintendents were re-elected and 17 new superintendents were elected in the General Election
•  15 incumbent superintendents were defeated in the Primary or General Election


the full, county by county break down is here.

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