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Joe Lewis
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Former candidate for
Board member, Turlock Unified School District, Trustee Area 6
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
High schoolTurlock High School
ProfessionCommunity volunteer
Joe Lewis was a candidate for the Trustee Area 6 seat on the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees that was defeated in the general election on November 5, 2013.


Lewis has volunteered with the Turlock Youth Football Association and Turlock Little League. He is the father of two TUSD students. He has been a resident of Turlock for 40 years.[1]



See also: Turlock Unified School District elections (2013)


Joe Lewis was opposed by Jennifer Carter for the Trustee Area 6 seat on the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees.

Election results

On November 5, 2013, Deborah Martin, Jennifer Carter and Bob Weaver were elected to the TUSD Board of Education.

Turlock Unified School District Board of Education, Trustee Area 6 General Election, 2011, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Carter 66.4% 511
     Nonpartisan Joe Lewis 33.6% 258
Total Votes 769
Source: Stanislaus County Elections, "Governing Board Member; Turlock Unified School District," accessed December 13, 2013


Joe Lewis did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Stanislaus County Clerk Recorders Office.


Joe Lewis did not received any official endorsements for his campaign.

What was at stake?

Three at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Incumbent Tami Harrill-Muniz ran an opposed race in Trustee Area 2 while incumbent Bob Weaver ran an unopposed campaign in Trustee Area 4.

About the district


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Turlock Unified School District is located in Stanislaus County, California in Turlock, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 68,549 residents.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Turlock (%) California (%)
White 69.8 57.6
Black or African American 1.7 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9 1.0
Asian 5.6 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.5 0.4
Two or More Races 5.0 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 36.4 37.6

Party Affiliation, 2013[4]
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


Turlock 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 Turlock was $50,862 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 22.9% of Turlock 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 Turlock was 15.2% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 78.6% of Turlock residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 92.3% in California.[5]

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