|Board member, Modesto City Schools, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
David Allan is a self-employed businessman that lives in Modesto, California. He has two children that attend Modesto City Schools. Allan also serves the community as a volunteer fireman.
- See also: Modesto City Schools elections (2013)
On November 5, 2013, candidates Sue Zwahlen, Cindy Marks, David Allan and Ruben A. Villalobos defeated two challenging candidates for four seats on the Modesto City Schools Board of Education.
|Modesto City Schools Board of Education, At-large General Election,, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Cindy Marks Incumbent||18.4%||14,747|
|Nonpartisan||Ruben A. Villalobos Incumbent||16.6%||13,296|
|Nonpartisan||Michael D. "Mike" Scheid||11.6%||9,348|
|Source: Stanislaus County Elections:, "Governing Board Member; Modesto City Schools" accessed December 13, 2013|
David Allan ran against five other candidates, including incumbents Ruben A. Villalobos, Sue Zwahlen and Cindy Marks as well as Brett McBay and Michael Scheid for four seats in the general election on November 5, 2013.
David Allan has not reported any contributions or expenditures to the Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder.
David Allan did not receive any official endorsements for his campaign.
What was at stake?
Four seats were up for election on November 5, 2013, including the seats of the President and Board Clerk. Three incumbent members,Ruben A. Villalobos, Sue Zwahlen and Cindy Marks filed for re-election.
About the district
LocationStanislaus County, California in Modesto, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 201,165 residents.
Modesto underperforms 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 high school diploma, and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's degree. The median household income in Modesto was $49,852 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 18.7% of Modesto residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to 30.2% in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Modesto was 18.5% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 79.4% of Modesto residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 92.3% in California.
- DavidAllan4MCS.com, "About David," accessed October 7, 2013
- SmartVoter.org, "Board Member; Modesto City Schools; Full Term Voter Information" accessed October 4, 2013
- US Census Bureau, "Modesto, California Quick Facts," accessed October 4, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Modesto, California Quick Facts," accessed October 4, 2013
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