Sonya S. Cuellar

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Sonya S. Cuellar
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Board member, Paramount Unified School District, At-large
Incumbent
Term ends
November 2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 6, 2001
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University: Dominguez Hills
Personal
ProfessionAdministrator of Personnel Services
Websites
Office website
Sonya S. Cuellar is an incumbent member of and was a candidate for an at-large seat on the Paramount Unified School District Board of Trustees that up for general election on November 5, 2013. She won this election by default.

Biography

Sonya S. Cuellar is the Administrator of personnel services for Little Lake School District. Prior to serving in this position she was a teacher for ten years at Gaines School. She earned her Bachelor's degree from California State University: Dominguez Hills.[1]

2013

See also: Paramount Unified School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Sonya S. Cuellar ran against two other candidates, including fellow incumbents Tony Pena and Alicia M. Linden Anderson for three seats in the general election on November 5, 2013. The election was canceled and did not appear on the official ballot.[2]

Funding

Cuellar did not report any contributions or expenditures to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Endorsements

Sonya S. Cuellar did not received any official endorsements for her campaign.

2009

On November 3, 2009, three seats on the Paramount Unified School District Board of Education were up for election. Candidates Tony Pena, Alicia Linden Anderson, and Leighton Anderson defeated two challengers.

Paramount Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2005
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTony Pena 28.2% 1,110
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlicia Linden Anderson 23.5% 923
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSonya S. Cuellar 21.5% 844
     Nonpartisan Maritza Romero 15.7% 616
     Nonpartisan Kennedy N. Collins 11.2% 441
Total Votes 3,934

2005

On November 8, 2005, three seats on the Paramount Unified School District Board of Education were up for election. Candidates Tony Pena, Alicia Linden Anderson, and Leighton Anderson defeated one challenger.

Paramount Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2005
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTony Pena 30.8% 4,099
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlicia Linden Anderson 25.8% 3,436
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSonya S. Cuellar 25.8% 3,434
     Nonpartisan Kennedy N. Collins 17.5% 2,329
Total Votes 13,298

2001

On November 6, 2001, three seats on the Paramount Unified School District Board of Education were up for election. Candidates Tony Pena, Alicia Linden Anderson, and Leighton Anderson defeated six challengers.

Paramount Unified School District Board of Education, At-large General Election, 2001
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTony Pena 16% 809
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAlicia Linden Anderson 13.6% 686
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngSonya S. Cuellar 13.1% 664
     Nonpartisan LuJean Moore 11.7% 594
     Nonpartisan Maria A. Angel 11% 555
     Nonpartisan Enrique Aranda 10.8% 547
     Nonpartisan Jaime Guerrero 10.2% 517
     Nonpartisan Susan J. Dobson 8.9% 451
     Nonpartisan Susan S. Espitia 4.6% 235
Total Votes 5,058

About the district

See also: Paramount Unified School District, California
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Paramount Unified School District is located in southern Los Angeles County, California in Paramount, California. It is located in the largest county in California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 54,098 residents.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2012[4]
Race Paramount (%) California (%)
White 42.5 57.6
Black or African American 11.7 6.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.0
Asian 3.0 13.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.8 0.4
Two or More Races 4.2 4.9
Hispanic or Latino 78.6 37.6

Demographics

Paramount underperform 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 Paramount was $42,831 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 8.2% of Paramount 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 Paramount was 21.2% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The US Census also found that 56.3% of Paramount residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[5]

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References

  1. Paramount Unified, "Sonya Cuellar," accessed October 31, 2013
  2. La Vote.net, "LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL CONSOLIDATED ELECTIONS - 11/5/2013" accessed October 31, 2013
  3. [http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0655618.html‎ US Census Bureau, "Paramount, California Quick Facts" accessed October 10, 2013]
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Census1
  5. [http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0655618.html‎ US Census Bureau, "Paramount, California Quick Facts" accessed October 10, 2013]