Charles M. Kemp

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Charles M. Kemp
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Board member, Covina-Valley Unified School District, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
November 2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 6, 2001
Term limitsN/A
Charles M. Kemp is an incumbent member and was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees that was re-elected in an uncontested election on November 5, 2013.

Elections

2013

See also: Covina-Valley Unified School District elections (2013)

Charles M. Kempran uncontested along with Richard M. White for two seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.[1]

Funding

Kemp did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Endorsements

Charles M. Kemp did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

Election history

2009

On November 3, 2009, Richard M. White and Charles M. Kemp won an election for two seats on the Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education.

Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2009, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharles M. Kemp 30.3% 2,101
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRichard M. White 27.6% 1,914
     Nonpartisan Kim Rogers 22.6% 1,572
     Nonpartisan Teri M. Meister 19.5% 1,354
Total Votes 6,941
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Covina-Valley Unified School District Voter Information" accessed September 17, 2013

2005

On November 8, 2005, Charles M. Kemp and Teri M. Meister were uncontested for two seats on the Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education.

2001

On November 3, 2001, Charles M. Kemp and Teri M. Meister defeated four challengers for two seats on the Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education.

Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2001, 2001
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharles M. Kemp 30.4% 1,817
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTeri M. Meister 26.7% 1,596
     Nonpartisan Edward R. Cooper 14.4% 862
     Nonpartisan Daniel C. Sandt 13.1% 781
     Nonpartisan Gilbert R. Ramirez 11.8% 707
     Nonpartisan Phillip M. Grana 3.6% 215
Total Votes 5,978

What was at stake?

Two at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013, including the seats of the President and Vice-President. Incumbents Charles M. Kemp and Richard M. White filed for re-election and ran unopposed.

Issues

AVID program

Covina-Valley Unified School District has adopted the AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) program, a national system of college readiness, which helps to increase learning and academic performance. The program is for students in elementary grades through higher education to aid in achieving their goal of attending college. Sophomore AVID students were given a tour of Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Cal State San Marcos, San Diego State, University of San Diego, and UC San Diego campuses. The purpose of the trip was to give AVID students exposure to non-local universities they may not have been able to visit in the future.[2]

About the district

Location

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Covina-Valley Unified School District is located in the Southeast Los Angeles County, California in Covina, California. It is located in the largest county in California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 47,407 residents.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Covina (%) California (%)
White 58.5 57.6
Black or African American 4.2 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.0
Asian 11.9 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.2 0.4
Two or More Races 4.8 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 52.4 37.6

Demographics

Covina outperforms the rest of California when measured on the basis of median household income, percentage of residents living below the poverty level, and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. Covina underperforms the rest of California when compared on the basis of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's degree. The median household income in Covina was $67,638 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 23.1% of Covina residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to 30.2% in California. The US Census also showed the poverty rate in Covina was 10.4% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 85.7% of Covina residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[5]

See also

Covina-Valley Unified School District, California
Covina-Valley Unified School District elections (2013)

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