Mike Welsh, California

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Mike Welsh
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Board member, Ceres Unified School District, District 2
Term ends
November 2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionOwner, Ceres Pro Tow
Office website
Mike Welsh is an incumbent member of and was a candidate for a District 5 seat on the Ceres Unified School District School Board that was unopposed in a canceled election on November 5, 2013.



See also: Ceres Unified School District elections (2013)

Mike Welsh ran unopposed for a District 5 seat in the general election on November 5, 2013.[1]


Welsh did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Stanislaus County Registrar/Recorder.


Mike Welsh did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.

Election history


In 2009, Mike Welsh was unopposed for the District 2 seat on the Ceres Unified School Board.

What was at stake?

Four seats were up for election on November 5, 2013, including the seats of the President and Board Clerk. Four incumbent members filed for re-election and were unopposed. The four uncontested incumbent candidates are Mike Welsh, Betty Davis, Valli Wigt, and Lourdes Perez.

About the district


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Ceres Unified School District is located in Stanislaus County, California in Ceres, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 45,190 residents.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[3]
Race Ceres (%) California (%)
White 57.7 57.6
Black or African American 2.6 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.3 1.0
Asian 6.8 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.8 0.4
Two or More Races 5.5 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 56.0 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


Ceres 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 Ceres was $48,550 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 9.2% of Ceres 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 Ceres was 18.6% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 67.4% of Ceres residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 92.3% in California.[5]

See also

Ceres Unified School District, California
Ceres Unified School District elections (2013)

External links

Suggest a link

Ceres Unified School District website