Andrew S. Wong

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Andrew S. Wong
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Board member, Pomona Unified School District, At-large
Incumbent
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2005
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California, Berkeley
J.D.Harvard Law School
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
Andrew S. Wong is an incumbent member of and was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Pomona Unified School District School Board that was up for general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Andrew S. Wong is a lawyer with Dechert LLP and has served on the Pomona Unified School Board since 2005. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of California: Berkeley and his law degree from Harvard Law School.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Pomona Unified School District elections (2013)

Election results

On November 5, 2013 candidates Roberta A. Perlman, Adrienne D. Konigar-Macklin and Andrew S. Wong defeated one challenging candidate for three at-large seats on the Pomona Unified School District Board of Education.

Pomona Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRoberta A. Perlman 33.6% 3,691
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAdrienne D. Konigar-Macklin 28.3% 3,104
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew S. Wong 27.1% 2,972
     Nonpartisan John Mendoza 11% 1,207
Total Votes 10,974
Source: Los Angeles County Clerk, "NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - LOCAL & MUNI CONSOLIDATED ELECTION Final Official Election Returns" accessed December 13, 2013

Opposition

Andrew S. Wong was against three other candidates, including incumbents Roberta A. Perlman and Adrienne D. Konigar-Macklin as well as challenger John Mendoza for three seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

Funding

Wong has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Endorsements

Andrew S. Wong has not received any official endorsements for his campaign as of yet.

2009

Pomona Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Wong 20% 3,397
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRoberta A. Perlman 19.2% 3,253
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAdrienne Konigar Macklin 15.4% 2,608
     Nonpartisan John J. Avila 14.5% 2,456
     Nonpartisan Frank C. Guzman 12.7% 2,154
     Nonpartisan Hank Mollet 11.8% 2,008
     Nonpartisan Robert Samuel Torres 6.5% 1,104
Total Votes 16,980
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Pomona Unified School District Voter Information" accessed October 11, 2013

2005

Pomona Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2005
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJohn J. Avila 24.1% 9,531
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCandelario J. Mendoza 22.5% 8,875
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Wong 21.2% 8,359
     Nonpartisan Roberta A. Perlman-Hensen 18.6% 7,352
     Nonpartisan Don Stockwell 13.6% 5,377
Total Votes 39,494

What was at stake?

Three at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbents Adrienne D. Konigar-Macklin, Roberta A. Perlman and Andrew S. Wong have filed seeking re-election.

About the district

See also: Pomona Unified School District, California
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Pomona Unified School District is located in western Los Angeles County, California in Pomona, California. It is located in the largest county in California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 149,058 residents.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Pomona (%) California (%)
White 48.0 57.6
Black or African American 7.3 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.0
Asian 8.5 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.4
Two or More Races 4.4 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 70.5 37.6

Demographics

Pomona 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 Pomona was $49,661 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 14.1% of Pomona residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The US Census also showed the poverty rate in Pomona was 15.7% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 63.0% of Pomona residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[5]

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