Rose Avalos

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Rose Avalos
Board Member, Aldine Independent School District, Position 3
Term ends
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 2017
Term limitsN/A
High schoolMacArthur Senior High School
Bachelor'sSam Houston State University
ProfessionRetired educator
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Rose Avalos currently holds Position 3 on the Aldine Independent School Board of Education. She was first elected to the position in May 2006. Her seat was originally up for election on November 5, 2013, however the board made the decision to cancel the election for Positions 3, 4 and 5 since all members were running unopposed.[1]


Avalos has been a resident of Aldine since two months of age and attended Aldine schools. After graduating from Sam Houston State University in 1972, she was hired as a teacher in Aldine ISD and remained there for 33 years. During her tenure, she also served as a counselor, program director, assistant principal and principal at Escamilla Intermediate School. She was named the district’s Principal of the Year in 2002 and 2003.[2]



See also: Aldine Independent School District elections (2013)

This election was canceled because all incumbents were running unopposed.[1]


The November 2009 was canceled because all incumbents ran unopposed.[3]


Aldine Independent School District, Position 3, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRose Avalos 60.9% 839
     Nonpartisan Art Murillo Incumbent 39.1% 539
Total Votes 1,378

What was at stake?

One seat was up for special election on November 5 covering that of retired board member Marine Jones. Originally, the board was scheduled to have four seats up for election, however Positions 3, 4 and 5 were unopposed, so the board made the decision to cancel those elections.[1]

About the district

See also: Aldine Independent School District, Texas
Aldine Independent School District is located in Harris County, Texas.
Aldine Independent School District is located in north Harris County, Texas. The county seat of Harris County is Houston. Harris County is home to 4,092,459 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[4]


Harris County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Texas in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.1 percent of Harris County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.3 percent for Texas as a whole. The median household income in Harris County was $53,160 compared to $51,563 for the state of Texas. The poverty rate in Harris County was 17.9 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2013[4]
Race Harris County (%) Texas (%)
White 70.7 80.3
Black or African American 19.5 12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.0
Asian 6.8 4.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 41.6 38.4

Presidential Voting Pattern, Harris County[5]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote Other Vote
2012 587,044 586,073 15,468
2008 590,982 571,883 8,607
2004 475,865 584,723 7,380
2000 418,267 529,159 27,396

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[6]

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