Rita J. Peters

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Rita J. Peters
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Board member, Menifee Union School District, Trustee Area 1
Former member
Term ends
November 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 6, 2001
Appointed2000
Appointed byMenifee Union School District School Board
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Rita J. Peters is an incumbent member of and was a candidate for the trustee area 1 seat on the Menifee Union School District Board of Trustees that was defeated in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Biography

Rita J. Peters is a business owner that has lived in the Quail Valley area since 1984. She has two adult sons that attended Menifee Union Schools and five grandchildren.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Menifee Union School District election (2013)

Opposition

Rita J. Peters ran against one other candidate Reg Bennett 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

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

Endorsements

Rita J. Peters did not received any official endorsements for his campaign.

Election history

2011

On November 8, 2011, two seats on the Menifee Union School District School Board were up for election. Candidates Robert "Bob" O'Donnell and Scott A. Mann defeated three challengers.

Menifee Union School District School Board, At-large General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRobert "Bob" O'Donnell 29.4% 2,948
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngScott A. Mann 23.6% 2,366
     Nonpartisan Rita J. Peters 18.7% 1,871
     Nonpartisan Patricia Cahill 17.9% 1,795
     Nonpartisan Carol "Red" Sullivan 10.5% 1,048
     Nonpartisan 0% 0
Total Votes 10,028
Source: Smart Voter.org, "Governing Board Member; Menifee Union School District Voter Information" accessed October 3, 2013

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 were 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.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
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.[5]

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