|Board member, Lynwood Unified School District, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||University of California: Riverside|
Alma-Delia Renteria is a teacher at the Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of California: Riverside. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Urban Education at Loyola Marymount University. She currently serves as the Chair of the Lynwood Alumni College Conference.
Alma-Delia Renteria ran against five other candidates, incumbent Alfonso Morales, Alejandra Becerra, Linda M. George, Edwin R. Jacinto and Arturo Ramos 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|
Renteria did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.
Alma-Delia Renteria received official endorsements from the SEIU Local 99, Los Angeles County AFL-CIO and the CSEA Chapter 116 for her campaign.
What was at stake?
Two at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Only incumbent Alfonso Morales filed 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.
- Renteria4Kids.weebly.com, "Alma-Delia Renteria Lynwood School Board 2013," accessed October 3, 2013
- La Vote.net, "LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS - 11/5/2013" accessed October 3, 2013
- SmartVoter.org, "Alma-Delia Renteria," 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)
<ref>tag; no text was provided for refs named
Cite error: Invalid