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Orange County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Tustin Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (107/107)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Jonathan Abelove 12,335 votes 30.9%

  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Tustin Unified School District
  • B.A. Industrial Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
  • 20 years Regional/National HR positions with Bechtel Corp., Marriott Corp., Dun & Bradstreet
  • Nine years business owner
  • Two years President of Tustin Unified Board of Education and President one year Coastline Regional Occupational Program
  • Appointed TUSD & City of Tustin Joint Library Committee and TUSD Liason to Tustin City Council
  • Resident of Tustin 11 years with two children: Samantha, 9, Fourth Grade at Tustin Ranch Elementary School; Alexis, 4, Kindergarten in fall 2003
  • Improve Facilities for All Students and Employees
  • Increase Student Achievment
  • Demand More Local Control and Responsible Fiscal Policy
Lynn R. Davis 11,880 votes 29.8%
  • Occupation: Business Owner, Educator
  • 20 Years of Successful Business Experience - including Lockheed, IBM, high tech businesses
  • Site Council President, Hewes Middle School - very involved in helping all students achieve better
  • Active Tustin Education Leadership Experience: TUSD community advisory committee, Board Member for two Orange County educational nonprofit orgs.
  • B.A. Math Claremont College, MBA from Harvard University
  • Twice selected by Ronald Reagan to his California Delegation to the National Convention
  • Tustin Parent with two children: Christy, 14, Foothill High (frosh/soph cheerleader); Peter, 10, 5th grade (Webelos Cub Scout, AYSO soccer player)
  • Build New High School - Assure fair & equal education access to all students by strengthening all high school programs
  • Conservative fiscal policy to save tax dollars and stretch dollars further - refocus on basics
  • Base education on reliable, scientific research on most effective instruction - including intensive, systematic phonics - so our kids succeed!
Aaron Morris 8,827 votes 22.1%
  • Occupation: Businessman, Community Volunteer, Attorney
  • 21 Years of Successful Business Experience
  • Adjunct Professor, National University
  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, Southwestern University School of Law; B.A., Journalism, University of Arizona
  • Resident of Tustin Ranch for more than 13 years
  • Tustin Parent with two children: Madison, 11, Sixth Grade at Pioneer Middle School; Austin, 9, Fourth Grade at Tustin Memorial Academy
  • Police Officer, Tucson, Arizona
  • Emphasize the basics: reading with phonics, spelling, math and writing;
  • Ensure our $120 million budget is managed conservatively;
  • Make certain the new high school and West Irvine schools are built on time and within budget.
Larry Pomatto 5,090 votes 12.7%
  • Occupation: Businessman, Engineer
  • 32 years as a successful business owner of an international engineering business.
  • Engineering Degree from Stanford Universtiy
  • My many years in operating a business has given me a depth of knowledge, experience and understanding of a broad range of business issues.
  • I am the only canidate with stated objectives and plans for implementing them.
  • I have served as a technical advisor for various State and Federal organizations.
  • Stop the Waste of Mullions of Dollars !
  • Spend it to Educate our Children and Build & Repair our Facilities - not on litigation.
  • Beckman High and Hicks Canyon Elementary schools must be built.
Casey M. Beneville 1,793 votes 4.5%
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