Reg Bennett

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Reg Bennett
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Board member, Menifee Union School District, Trustee Area 1
Member
Term ends
November 2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Reg Bennett was a candidate for the Trustee Area 1 seat on the Menifee Union School District Board of Trustees that was first elected in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Reg Bennett is a teacher in the Corona Norco Unified School District. He earned his Bachelor's degree in history and a Master's degree in educational administration. Bennett is the father of three children that currently attend Menifee Union schools.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Menifee Union School District election (2013)

Opposition

Reg Bennett ran against one other candidate Rita J. Peters for the Trustee Area 1 seat on the Menifee Union School District School Board in the general election that took place on November 5, 2013.[2]

Election results

On November 5, 2013, Reg Bennett defeated one challenging candidate for a seat on the Menifee Union School District Board of Education. Ron Ulbarri, Randall T. Freeman and Jerry Bowman were unopposed and won their seats by default in uncontested races.

Menifee Union School District School Board, At-large General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngReg Bennett 67.9% 523
     Nonpartisan Rita J. Peters 32.1% 247
Total Votes 770
Source: VoteInfo.net, "FINAL OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS," accessed December 13, 2013

Funding

Bennett did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Riverside County Registrar of Voters.

Endorsements

Reg Bennett received an official endorsement from Councilman Wallace Edgarton for his campaign.[3]

What was at stake?

Four seats on the Menifee Union School District School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. The elections for Trustee Area 3, Trustee Area 4 and Trustee Area 5 did not appear on the ballot because they are unopposed.

About the district

See also: Menifee Union School District, California
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Menifee Union School District is located in Riverside County, California in Menifee, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 77,519 residents.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Menifee (%) California (%)
White 23.1 57.6
Black or African American 5.0 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.0
Asian 4.9 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.4 0.4
Two or More Races 4.9 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 33.0 37.6

Demographics

Menifee outperforms the rest of California when measured on the percentage of residents living below the poverty level and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. Menifee underperforms when compared to the state of California on percentage of residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree and median household income. The median household income in Cerritos was $60,805 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 16.3% of Menifee 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 Menifee was 8.3% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 83.3% of Menifee residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[6]

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