Linda M. George

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Linda M. George
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Board member, Lynwood Unified School District, At-large
Former candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
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ProfessionRetired teacher
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Linda M. George was a candidate that was an at-large seat on the Lynwood Unified School District Board of Trustees that was defeated in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Linda M. George is a retired teacher that worked the Lynwood Unified School District. She earned her Doctorate degree in educational leadership, a Master's degree in education administration, and her Bachelor's degree in business. She has been a resident of Lynwood since 1972.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Lynwood Unified School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Linda M. George ran against five other candidates, incumbent Alfonso Morales, Alejandra Becerra, Alma-Delia Renteria, Edwin R. Jacinto and Arturo Ramos for two seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.[2]

On November 5, 2013, Alma-Delia Renteria and Alfonso Morales defeated four challenging candidates for two seats on the Lynwood Unified Board of Education.

Lynwood Unified School District, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlma-Delia Renteria 23.4% 1,164
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlfonso Morales Incumbent 20.4% 1,016
     Nonpartisan Linda M. George 19.4% 967
     Nonpartisan Arturo Ramos 18.6% 926
     Nonpartisan Edwin R. Jacinto 13.8% 685
     Nonpartisan Alejandra "Aly" Becerra 4.3% 215
Total Votes 4,973
Source: Los Angeles County Clerk, "NOVEMBER 5, 2013 - LOCAL & MUNI CONSOLIDATED ELECTION Final Official Election Returns," accessed December 12, 2013

Funding

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

Endorsements

Linda M. George received official endorsements from Isadore Hall a California Assemblyman, former Lynwood mayor Leticia Vazquez and current LUSD Board member Maria Lopez for her campaign.[3]

What was at stake?

Two at-large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Only incumbent Alfonso Morales filed seeking re-election.

About the district

See also: Lynwood Unified School District, California
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Lynwood Unified School District is located in central Los Angeles County, California in Lynwood, California. It is located in the largest county in California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 69,772 residents.[4]

Demographics

Lynwood 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 Lynwood was $41,875 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 4.6% of Lynwood residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Lynwood was 21.6% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 49.1% of Lynwood residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[5]

Racial Demographics, 2012[6]
Race Lynwood (%) California (%)
White 39.3 57.6
Black or African American 10.8 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7 1.0
Asian 0.6 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.4
Two or More Races 3.4 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 86.6 37.6

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