Claudia Brown-Curry

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Claudia Brown-Curry
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Born May 29, 1956
Brewton, Alabama
Occupation School Board Member
Escambia County District 3
Spouse Will Curry

Claudia S. Brown-Curry is a former Escambia County School Board representative for District 3, and a two-time Democratic candidate for Escambia County Superintendent of Schools.

Education[edit]

Brown-Curry holds a B.S. in Sociology, History, and Political Science and an M.S. in Counseling and Human Development from Troy State University, as well as an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of West Florida.

Personal life[edit]

Brown-Curry is married, with one daughter, and one granddaughter. Additionally, she and her husband Willie are licensed foster parents. She is active with a number of community organizations including WSRE-TV, Hope Center for Teens, Century Community Development Association, Escambia County Healthy Start Coalition, League of Women Voters, and the National Council of Negro Women. Brown-Curry and her husband are active members of Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ.

Electoral history[edit]

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools, 2008[edit]

This election was held November 4, 2008.

Malcolm Thomas (R) 86,684 59.84%
Claudia Brown-Curry (D) 58,175 40.16%

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools, 2008 (Democratic primary)[edit]

This election was held August 26, 2008.

Claudia Brown-Curry 9,256 54.8%
Myra L. Simmons 2,880 17.1%
Cary Stidham 4,741 28.1%

Escambia County Precinct 98 Committeewoman, 2008 (Democratic contest)[edit]

This election was held August 26, 2008.

Claudia Brown-Curry 481 46.0%
Laura Gullette-Jefferson 51 4.9%
Geneva Malden 92 8.8%
Cassandra Y. McAway 210 20.1%
Astrid Helena Witherspoon 40 3.8%
Cathy D. Witherspoon 172 16.4%

Escambia County School Board District 3, 2006 (Run-off)[edit]

This election was held November 7, 2006. Escambia County School Board races are non-partisan.

Claudia Brown-Curry 7,151 59.5%
Charles E. Glover, Sr. 4,864 40.5%

Escambia County School Board District 3, 2006 (Primary)[edit]

This election was held September 5, 2006. Escambia County School Board races are non-partisan.

Claudia Brown-Curry 3,729 46.8%
Charles E. Glover, Sr. 2,213 27.8%
Clinton Earl Powell, Sr. 646 8.1%
Charles Thornton 1,381 17.3%

As no candidates in this race garnered a majority of the vote, the top two candidates proceeded to a run-off election, held November 7, 2006.

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools, 2004[edit]

This election was held November 2, 2004. Escambia County School Board races are non-partisan.

REP Jim Paul 88,247 64.86%
DEM Claudia Brown-Curry 47,498 34.91%