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Sacramento County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Board Member; Sacramento City Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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Results as of Jan 4 9:37am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (183/183)
(341 Total Write-In Votes .22%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Roy Grimes Click here for more information about this candidate 35,672 votes 23.26%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Currently Board President of the Sacramento City Unified Board of Education
  • Former President, Sacramento County Board of Education
  • Former PTA President
  • Expanded efforts to reduce truancy and keep our kids in school.
  • Pioneered a pre-apprenticeship training model, helping students prepare for good-paying jobs in the skilled trades
  • Increased parent involvement in decision-making and carrying out important programs
  • Continue to improve communication between the school board, parents and administrators
  • Continue to create Vocational Education courses to prepare students for good-paying jobs
  • Continue to expand efforts to reduce truancy and keep our kids in school
Ellyne Bell Click here for more information about this candidate 32,406 votes 21.13%
  • Occupation: Educator/Social Worker
  • MA, LMSW
  • students as the priority in all decision-making
  • strong budget oversight and policy governance
  • good communication with the community, parents and students
Jerry P. Houseman Click here for more information about this candidate 30,192 votes 19.69%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Masters in School Administration
  • Bachelor in Education
  • Bachelor in Religion
  • Educators Hall of Fame 1998
  • Educational Professional for 50 years
  • Improve school safety for students and staff
  • Work to reduce class size and increase school funding
  • Monitor fiscal accountability
Bernard Bowler Click here for more information about this candidate 29,629 votes 19.32%
  • Occupation: Education Commissioner/Businessman
  • B.S., Math Degree,Loyola-Marymount University
  • Officer & Veteran,U.S. Air Force
  • General Manager,IBM
  • Member, Mayor Joe Serna's Blue Ribbon Commission
  • co-founder & Chairman,LEED(a Sacramento region school to career coalition)
  • Commissioner,WASC accreditation commission
  • We have a duty to prepare each child to succeed in School,in Work and as Productive Citizens
  • I will focus on our students first and on the tools that create success:High expectations and high academic standards
  • I will use my business leadership experiences to help Board be one voice
Alex Ganchenko Click here for more information about this candidate 16,005 votes 10.44%
  • Occupation: Parent/Business Owner
  • Owner of a successful Sacramento-based bee keeping/pollenation business
  • Resident of Sacramento for 15 years
  • Keep schools focused on education - not a social/political agenda
  • Ensure that the board votes only on school-related policies and resolutions
  • Work to help students pass the High School Exit Exam
Rodney E. Stanhope Click here for more information about this candidate 9,097 votes 5.93%
  • Occupation: Project Manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Navy Veteran
  • Proud Parent
  • Appropriate money for classrooms and teachers, not over-priced administration buildings.
  • Bring accountability to our education system.
  • Involve teachers and parents in the decision making process.

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