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Arthur Murray

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Arthur Murray
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Board member, Riverside Unified School District, Trustee Area 5
Former candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
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Arthur Murray was a candidate for the Trustee Area 5 seat on the Riverside Unified School District Board of Trustees in California. He lost in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Elections

2013

See also: Riverside Unified School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Murray ran against incumbent Kathy Y. Allavie for the Trustee Area 5 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Election results

On November 5, 2013, Allavie defeated Murray for the Trustee Area 1 seat on the Riverside Unified School District Board of Education, while Brent Lee defeated incumbent Chuck Beaty for the Trustee Area 5 seat.

Riverside Unified School District School Board, Trustee Area 1 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Y. Allavie Incumbent 73.1% 2,741
     Nonpartisan Arthur Murray 26.9% 1,011
Total Votes 3,752
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Riverside Unified School District Voter Information" Accessed November 20, 2013

Funding

Murray has not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions.[1]

Endorsements

Murray did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

2009

On November 3, 2009, two seats on the Riverside Unified School District Board of Education were up for election. Candidates Kathy Y. Allavie and Chuck Beaty defeated two challengers.

Riverside Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Y. Allavie 34.1% 3,105
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngChuck Beaty 22.8% 2,073
     Nonpartisan Mark Swartz 22.7% 2,065
     Nonpartisan Christopher Lorenz 20.4% 1,859
Total Votes 9,102
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Riverside Unified School District Voter Information" Accessed November 20, 2013

What was at stake?

Two seats on the Riverside Unified School District School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. The elections were held for Trustee Area 1 and Trustee Area 5.

About the district

See also: Riverside Unified School District, California
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Riverside Unified School District is located in Riverside County, California in Riverside, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 303,871 residents.[2]

Demographics

Riverside underperforms the rest of California when measured on the percentage of residents living below the poverty level, percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma, percentage of residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree and median household income. The median household income in Riverside was $57,555 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 21.9% of Riverside 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 Riverside was 15.8% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 77.5% of Riverside residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Riverside (%) California (%)
White 56.5 57.6
Black or African American 6.0 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.0
Asian 7.4 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.4 0.4
Two or More Races 5.1 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 49.0 37.6

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