Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Republican incumbent easily overcomes challenger Falk.
Updated November 7 Incumbent Dr. Mary Kay Murphy easily defeated challenger Jen Falk in the race for the District III seat on the Gwinnett County school board. With all 35 precincts reporting (60,144 votes), Murphy, a Republican, had 60.73 percent of the votes to 39.27 percent for Falk. District III includes North Gwinnett, Peachtree Ridge, Duluth and Norcross high schools. Falk, a Democrat, is a Berkeley Lake resident. Murphy, a school board member since 1996, lives in Peachtree Corners. The results are from the Georgia Secretary of State website. -- Patch will have updates on the Gwinnett District III school board race.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Murphy now has almost $14,000 in cash contributions. She is being challenged by Jen Falk of Berkeley Lake.
Dr. Mary Kay Murphy, the Gwinnett school board District III member who is seeking re-election, has pulled in more campaign contributions. As of the September 30 reporting period, Murphy, a Peachtree Corners resident, has about $13,900 in cash contributions, according to state records. The latest reports show some major contributions to Murphy's campaign: $2,500 by GCAE Fund for Public Education of Snellville; and $1,000 by Ty and Stephanie Hanna of Duluth. Their business is listed as Galaxy Capital. Loretta Christoper, a Peachtree Corners City Council member, contributed $300 to Murphy. District III includes North Gwinnett, Peachtree Ridge, Duluth and Norcross high schools. Murphy, a Republican, is being challenged by Democrat Jen Falk of …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Falk is seeking the District III seat, which includes some Suwanee schools.
Jen Falk, who is seeking election to the Gwinnett District III school board seat, has surpassed $6,000 in cash and in-kind campaign contributions, according to the latest data filed with state officials. Falk, a Berkeley Lake resident, lists several itemized cash contributions from Gwinnett and from Duluth, which has several schools in that district. Among the latest contributors: In-kind contributions are those made in such things as goods and services. Falk's cash contributions exceed $5,500. Falk, a founding board member of Ivy Prep charter school, is running as a Democrat. She is seeking the seat currently held by Dr. Mary Kay Murphy, a Republican. Murphy's contribution totals through June are about $6,300. District III includes North …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Falk, a founding board member of Ivy Prep, lists $2,750 in itemized contributions.
Updated April 5, 11:32 a.m. The challenger for a Gwinnett County school board position has raised $2,750 in itemized contributions, according to disclosure records. Jen Falk, a Berkeley Lake resident, lists contributions from people in Duluth and the Atlanta area, as well as out of state residents. This is according to state disclosure records provided by Falk to Suwanee Patch. The disclosures have not been posted electronically by the state. Falk, a founding board member of Ivy Prep Academy, is seeking the District III seat currently held by Dr. Mary Kay Murphy. Itemized contributions to Murphy's campaign total $1,250, according to state records. “Raising money for a campaign is new to me," Falk said in a news release. "I’m not a career …