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Fresno County, CA November 3, 1998 General

Governing Board Member; Fresno Unified School District; Trustee Area 1

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Bill B. Riddlesprigger 26595 votes 43.7%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • I support the Basics for the 21st Century.
  • Parent/Teacher Partnerships
  • School Safety
Joan Ogg "Joanie" Martin 13348 votes 21.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator/Mother/Volunteer
  • I am a wife and mother of 2 children who have many years of public education ahead of them. Public education MUST work!
  • I have a Masters Degree in Education and Counseling and have taught in a variety of areas in secondary and adult education.
  • I have worked with the Southeast Asian community since 1983 helping them with issues of resettlement, life skills and school related issues.
  • We have lived in and been committed to the Lowell community for 10 years. We worked to establish a tutoring center to meet the needs of the children.
  • We are active members of First Presbyterian Church and have served on staff as Director of Southeast Asian Refugee Ministries.
  • I have been a resource, teacher and speaker in many areas including cross-acculturation issues.
  • Our children must learn to read and write, have enough classrooms, small class sizes, and all children taught English to succeed.
  • We must ensure that the teacher, student, parent partnerships have the tools necessary to achieve high educational goals.
  • Children need to stay in school. We cannot allow our children to weave through the educational system without having the skills needed to succeed.
George Finley 7407 votes 12.1%
  • Occupation: Retired Educator
Joel M. Murillo 5649 votes 9.3%
  • Occupation: Attorney
Bret Rush 5128 votes 8.4%
  • Occupation: Member, Board of Education
  • Member,Fresno County Board of Education
  • Deputy City Manager
  • Teacher
  • Fresno children deserve the best education possible. He supports reduction in class size and other changes that maximize opportunities for students.
  • Hire the best qualified teachers to prepare our children for their future.
  • For traditional values: Honesty, decency and respect.
Ronnie A. Miano 2603 votes 4.2%
  • Occupation: Parent/Student

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