|Former candidate for|
|Board member, Salinas Union High School District, Trustee Area 5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
was a candidate for the Trustee Area 3 on the Salinas Union High School District Board of Trustees
that was defeated in the general election on November 5, 2013.
- See also: Salinas Union High School District elections (2013)
Kimberly Morales was opposed by Meredith Ibarra and Eva Marie Martinez for the Trustee Area 5 position.
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 5 General Election, 2013
||Eva Marie Martinez
|| Kimberly Morales
|| Meredith Ibarra
|Source: [http://www.montereycountyelections.us/Election%20Result.htm Monterey County Elections, "COUNTY OF MONTEREY
CITY / SCHOOL / SPECIAL DISTRICT ELECTION" accessed December 13, 2013]
Morales reported $1094 in contributions and $2,187.45 in expenditures to the Monterey County Elections Commission leaving her campaign $1,094.45 in debt.
Kimberly Morales did not receive any official endorsements for her campaign.
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
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.
| Racial Demographics, 2012
|| Salinas (%)
|| California (%)
| Black or African American
| American Indian and Alaska Native
| Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
| Two or More Races
| Hispanic or Latino
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.