Alfonso Morales

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Alfonso Morales
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Board member, Lynwood Unified School District, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
November 2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2005
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLynwood High School
Bachelor'sClaremont McKenna College
J.D.University Of San Diego School Of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Alfonso Morales is an incumbent member of and was elected to an at-large seat on the Lynwood Unified School District Board of Trustees in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Alfonso Morales is an attorney that lives and practices in Lynwood, California. He graduated from Lynwood High School and earned his Bachelor's degree from Claremont McKenna College. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Lynwood Unified School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Alfonso Morales ran against five other candidates, Alejandra Becerra, Linda M. George, Edwin R. Jacinto, Arturo Ramos and Alma-Delia Renteria for two seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

Election results

On November 5, 2013, Alma-Delia Renteria and Alfonso Morales defeated four challenging candidates for two seats on the Lynwood Unified Board of Education.

Lynwood Unified School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlma-Delia Renteria 23.4% 1,164
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Morales Incumbent 20.4% 1,016
     Nonpartisan Linda M. George 19.4% 967
     Nonpartisan Arturo Ramos 18.6% 926
     Nonpartisan Edwin R. Jacinto 13.8% 685
     Nonpartisan Alejandra "Aly" Becerra 4.3% 215
Total Votes 4,973
Source: Los Angeles County Clerk, "NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - LOCAL & MUNI CONSOLIDATED ELECTION Final Official Election Returns," accessed December 12, 2013

Funding

Morales did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Endorsements

Alfonso Morales did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

2009

On November 3, 2009, two seats on the Lynwood Unified School District Board of Education were up for election. Candidates Alfonso Morales, Jr. and Rachel Chavez defeated four challengers.

Lynwood Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Morales, Jr. 26.2% 1,124
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRachel Chavez 19.7% 846
     Nonpartisan Dorothy Plummer-Jones 17.4% 748
     Nonpartisan Anastasia "Ana" Ventura 17% 732
     Nonpartisan Nancy O. Montes 15.2% 651
     Nonpartisan Gloria Garcia 4.5% 194
Total Votes 4,295
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Lynwood Unified School District Voter Information" accessed October 3, 2013

2005

Lynwood Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2005
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Morales 30.3% 3,195
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRachel Chavez 29.1% 3,066
     Nonpartisan Gloria Garcia 24.2% 2,558
     Nonpartisan Martina Rodriguez 16.4% 1,730
Total Votes 10,549

What was at stake?

Two at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Only incumbent Alfonso Morales filed to seeking re-election.

About the district

See also: Lynwood Unified School District, California
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Lynwood Unified School District is located in central Los Angeles County, California in Lynwood, California. It is located in the largest county in California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 69,772 residents.[3]

Demographics

Lynwood underperforms the rest of California when measured on the basis of median household income, percentage of residents living below the poverty level, percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's degree and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. The median household income in Lynwood was $41,875 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 4.6% of Lynwood residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Lynwood was 21.6% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 49.1% of Lynwood residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Lynwood (%) California (%)
White 39.3 57.6
Black or African American 10.8 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7 1.0
Asian 0.6 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.4
Two or More Races 3.4 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 86.6 37.6

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