Fernando R. Elizondo

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Fernando R. Elizondo
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Board member, Salinas Union High School District, Trustee Area 7
Former candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University: Humboldt
Master'sBaylor University
Ph.D.University of Southern California
Personal
ProfessionSchool programs supervisor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Fernando R. Elizondo was a candidate for the Trustee Area 7 on the Salinas Union High School District Board of Trustees that was defeated in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Fernando R. Elizondo is a school programs supervisor with Elizondo Educational Strategies Inc.. He has previously served as a school principal and university instructor. He earned his bachelor's degree from California State University: Humboldt, his master's degree from Baylor University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Salinas Union High School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Fernando R. Elizondo was opposed by Lila Cann for the Trustee Area 7 position.[2]

Election results

On November 5, 2013 Phillip G. Tabera, Lila Cann and Eva Marie Martinez were elected to the Salinas Union High School District Board of Education. No candidates filed seeking election for the Trustee Area 2 seat.

Salinas Union High School District Board of Education, Trustee Area 7 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngLila Cann 56% 3,358
     Nonpartisan Fernando R. Elizondo 27.3% 1,639
     Nonpartisan Caroline C. Kenney 16.6% 996
Total Votes 5,993
Source: [http://www.montereycountyelections.us/Election%20Result.htm Monterey County Elections, "COUNTY OF MONTEREY CITY / SCHOOL / SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTION" accessed December 13, 2013]

Funding

Elizondo reported $29,611.27 in contributions and $28,106.94 in expenditures to the Monterey County Election Commission, which left his campaign with $1,504.33 in cash on hand.

Endorsements

Fernando R. Elizondo received official endorsements from Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Central Coast Builders Association and Salinas Valley Leadership Group.[3]

What was at stake?

Four seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. One seat was up for election in Trustee Areas 2, 3, 5 and 7. No candidates filed for the Trustee Area 2 seat.

About the district

See Also: Salinas Union High School District, California
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Salinas Union High School District is located in Monterey County, California in Salinas, California. Salinas is the county seat and largest municipality of Monterey County. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 150,441 residents.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Salinas (%) California (%)
White 45.8 57.6
Black or African American 2.0 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.2 1.0
Asian 6.2 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.4
Two or More Races 5.0 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 74.9 37.6

Demographics

Salinas 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 Salinas was $50,808 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 12.5% of Salinas 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 Salinas was 14.6% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 59.5% of Salinas residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[6]

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