Dean Smeltzer

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Dean Smeltzer
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Board member, Modesto City Schools, Short term
Former Candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolJohansen High School
Associate'sModesto Junior College
Personal
ProfessionAdministrative clerk
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Dean Smeltzer was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Modesto City Schools Board of Education that was up for general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Dean Smeltzer is a bilingual administrative clerk for the Stanislaus Animal Services Agency. He is a graduate of Johansen High School and earned his Associate's degree from Modesto Junior College.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Modesto City Schools elections (2013)

Election results

Jordan Dickson defeated three challenging candidates for one short term seat on the Modesto City Schools Board of Education.

Modesto City Schools Board of Education, Short term seat General Election,, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJordan Dickson 40.5% 10,082
     Nonpartisan Charlie Grom 35.3% 8,782
     Nonpartisan Dean Smeltzer 13.1% 3,255
     Nonpartisan Fabiola Garcia 11.1% 2,768
Total Votes 24,887
Source: Stanislaus County Elections:, "Governing Board Member; Modesto City Schools" accessed December 13, 2013

Opposition

Dean Smeltzer ran against three other candidates, Dean Smeltzer, Fabiola Garcia and Charlie Grom for one short term seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

Funding

Dean Smeltzer did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder.

Endorsements

Dean Smeltzer did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

What was at stake?

One two year seat that was up for election on November 5, 2013. Four candidates, Jordan Dickson, Fabiola Garcia and Charlie Grom filed seeking the seat.

About the district

Location

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Modesto City Schools is located in Stanislaus County, California in Modesto, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 201,165 residents.[3]

Demographics

Modesto 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 high school diploma, and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's degree. The median household income in Modesto was $49,852 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 18.7% of Modesto residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 30.2% in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Modesto was 18.5% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 79.4% of Modesto residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 92.3% in California.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Modesto (%) California (%)
White 65.0 57.6
Black or African American 4.2 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.0
Asian 6.7 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 1.0 0.4
Two or More Races 6.3 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 35.5 37.6

Party Affiliation, 2013[6]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 92,788 40.02
Republican 90,002 38.82
Green 698 0.30
Libertarian 1,144 0.49
American Independent 6,442 2.78
Peace and Freedom 682 0.29
Unaffiliated 37,663 16.24
Other 2,437 1.05

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