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}}{{tnr}}'''Clyde Lemon''' is a candidate for the District 9 seat on the [[Houston Independent School District, Texas|Houston Independent School Board]]. He is seeking election of the seat against challengers [[Wanda Adams]] and [[Coretta Mallet-Fontenot]] on November 5, 2013. Longtime incumbent Lawrence Marshall chose not to seek re-election of his seat.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Clyde Lemon''' is a candidate for the District 9 seat on the [[Houston Independent School District, Texas|Houston Independent School Board]]. He is seeking election of the seat against challengers [[Wanda Adams]] and [[Coretta Mallet-Fontenot]] on November 5, 2013. Longtime incumbent Lawrence Marshall chose not to seek re-election of his seat.  
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Lemon grew up in northeast Houston and graduated from Smiley High School. He completed his Bachelor's degree at Prairie View A & M University. He earned a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps through the Navy ROTC program. Following graduation he was stationed at Quantico, Virginia and subsequently took command of a Combat Engineer platoon in Okinawa, Japan. Lemon previously served on the HISD school board from 1995 to 1997.<ref>[http://stylemagazine.com/news/2013/jun/06/clyde-lemon-challenges-larry-marshall-re-claim-his/ Burt Levine ''Houston Style Magazine'' ''Clyde Lemon Challenges Larry Marshall to Re-Claim HISD Seat,'' published June 6, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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==Elections==

Revision as of 10:36, 7 October 2013

Clyde Lemon
Clyde Lemon.jpeg
Candidate for
Board Member, Houston Independent School District, District 9
Elections and appointments
Last election1997
First elected1995
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPrairie View A & M University
J.D.Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Major
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Clyde Lemon is a candidate for the District 9 seat on the Houston Independent School Board. He is seeking election of the seat against challengers Wanda Adams and Coretta Mallet-Fontenot on November 5, 2013. Longtime incumbent Lawrence Marshall chose not to seek re-election of his seat.

Biography

Lemon grew up in northeast Houston and graduated from Smiley High School. He completed his Bachelor's degree at Prairie View A & M University. He earned a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps through the Navy ROTC program. Following graduation he was stationed at Quantico, Virginia and subsequently took command of a Combat Engineer platoon in Okinawa, Japan. Lemon previously served on the HISD school board from 1995 to 1997.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Houston Independent School District elections (2013)

Opposition

Clyde Lemon is seeking election against fellow challengers Wanda Adams and Coretta Mallet-Fontenot on November 5, 2013.

What's at stake?

Five seats are up for election on the Houston Independent School District board on November 5, 2013. Districts 1, 5, 6, 7 and 9 are currently held by Board President Anna Eastman, Assistant Secretary Michael L. Lunceford, Greg Meyers, Harvin C. Moore and Lawrence Marshall, respectively. Members elected to the board are scheduled to serve four-year terms.

About the district

Houston Independent School District is located in Harris County, TX
Houston ISD is located in Houston, Texas, which is also a seat of Harris County, Texas. According the the 2010 US Census, Houston is home to 2,099,451 residents.[2] Alief encompasses 36.6 square miles near the southeastern Texas border.

Demographics

In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Houston underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 74.4% compared to 80.4% statewide. The average household income was $44,124 compared to $50,920 in the entire state. Houston had a poverty rate of 21.5%, while the poverty rate for Texas was 17.0%.[2]

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