|Board member, Lynwood Unified School District, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 8, 2005|
|High school||Lynwood High School|
|Bachelor's||Claremont McKenna College|
|J.D.||University Of San Diego School Of Law|
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.
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.
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|
|Nonpartisan||Alfonso Morales Incumbent||20.4%||1,016|
|Nonpartisan||Linda M. George||19.4%||967|
|Nonpartisan||Edwin R. Jacinto||13.8%||685|
|Nonpartisan||Alejandra "Aly" Becerra||4.3%||215|
|Source: Los Angeles County Clerk, "NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - LOCAL & MUNI CONSOLIDATED ELECTION Final Official Election Returns," accessed December 12, 2013|
Morales did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.
Alfonso Morales did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.
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|
|Nonpartisan||Alfonso Morales, Jr.||26.2%||1,124|
|Nonpartisan||Anastasia "Ana" Ventura||17%||732|
|Nonpartisan||Nancy O. Montes||15.2%||651|
|Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Lynwood Unified School District Voter Information" accessed October 3, 2013|
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 districtLos 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.
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.
- AlfonsoMoralesLaw.com, "Profile," accessed October 3, 2013
- La Vote.net, "LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS - 11/5/2013" accessed October 3, 2013
- US Census Bureau, "Lywood, California Quick Facts," accessed October 2, 2013 (dead link)
- United States Census Bureau, "Lywood, California Quick Facts," accessed October 2, 2013 (dead link)
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