|Board member, Redwood City Elementary School District, At Large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 6, 2001|
|Associate's||College of San Mateo|
is an incumbent member of and was a candidate for the Trustee Area 1 seat on the Redwood City Elementary School District Board of Trustees
that won in a canceled election on November 5, 2013.
Maria Diaz-Slocum is a community volunteer and that was raised in Redwood City. She is married to her husband Warren and has two children that attended Redwood City Elementary Schools. She earned her Associate's degree from the College of San Mateo and her Bachelor's degree from Menlo College.
- See also: Redwood City Elementary School District elections (2013)
Maria Diaz-Slocum was one of two candidates who filed for an at large seat on the Redwood City Elementary School District. Diaz Slocumb and fellow incumbent Hilary Paulson won in a no contest election that did not appear on the ballot.
Diaz-Slocum did not report any contributions or expenditures to the San Mateo County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.
Maria Diaz-Slocum has not received any official endorsements for her campaigns.
On November 3, 2009, two seats on the Redwood City Elementary School District were up for election. Candidates Hilary Paulson and Maria Diaz-Slocum defeated two challenging candidate.
|Redwood City Elementary School District Board of Education, At Large General Election, 2011, 2011
|| John J. "Jack" Hickey
|Source: SmartVoter.org, "Board Member; Redwood City School District Voter Information," accessed October 28, 2013
What was at stake?
Two at large seats were up for election on November 5, 2013. Two incumbents, Maria Diaz-Slocum and Hilary Paulson filed seeking election. With only two candidates filing for two seats, the election was canceled and this contest did not appear on the November 5, 2013 ballot.
About the district
- See also: Redwood City Elementary School District, California
Redwood City Elementary School District is located in San Mateo County, California in Redwood City, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 76,815 residents.
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Redwood City outperforms 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 Redwood City was $77,111 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 40.1% of Redwood City residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to a 20.1 in California. The US Census also showed the poverty rate in Redwood City was 9.4% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 85.4% of Redwood City residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.