Barbara Flores

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Barbara Flores
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Board member, San Bernardino City Unified School District, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Education
Ph.D.University of Arizona
Personal
ProfessionSuperintendent Lennox School District
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Barbara Flores is an incumbent member of and a former candidate for an at-large seat on the San Bernardino City Unified School District School Board that won in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Barbara Flores is the current Superintendent of the Lennox School District and also serves as a university professor at the California State University: San Bernardino. Flores is also the creator and co-author of a collection of beginner reading books, Pinata y Mas Pinata.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: San Bernardino City Unified School District elections (2013)

Election results

On November 5, 2013, candidates Danny Tillman, Barbara Flores and Abigail M. Medina defeated four challenging candidates for three seats on the San Bernardino Unified School District Board of Education.

San Bernardino City Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDanny Tillman 20.2% 6,322
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Flores 19.7% 6,156
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAbigail M. Medina 16.7% 5,217
     Nonpartisan Judi Penman 16.5% 5,156
     Nonpartisan Kaisar Ahmed 12.3% 3,858
     Nonpartisan Sonia Fernandez 10.2% 3,197
     Nonpartisan Joe Navarro 4.3% 1,333
Total Votes 31,239
Source: San Bernardino County, "Governing Board Member; San Bernardino City Unified School District Voter Information" Accessed December 13, 2013

Opposition

Barbara Flores ran against six other candidates including incumbents Danny Tillman and Judy Penman as well as challengers Kaisar Ahmed, Sonia Fernandez, Abigail M. Medina and Joe Navarro.[2]

Funding

Barbara Flores reported no contributions or expenditures to the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters.

Endorsements

Barbara Flores received an official endorsement from the San Bernardino Teachers Association.[3]

2009

Barbara Flores was unopposed along with Danny Tillman and Judy Penman for three seats on the San Bernardino City Unified School Board and won the election by default.

What was at stake?

Three at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbent board president Barbara Flores sought re-election along with incumbents Judy Penman and Danny Tillman.

About the district

See also: San Bernardino City Unified School District, California
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San Bernardino City Unified School District is located on the southwestern edge of San Bernardino County, California in San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 209,924 residents.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race San Bernardino (%) California (%)
White 45.6 57.6
Black or African American 15.0 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native .3 1.0
Asian 4.0 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.4 0.4
Two or More Races 5.1 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 60.0 37.6

Demographics

San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino was $40,161 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 48.2% of San Bernardino residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to a 12.7 in California. The US Census also showed the poverty rate in San Bernardino was 28.6% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 68.0% of San Bernardino residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[6]

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