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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Board Member; Albany Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 28 11:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (13/13)
(35 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.31%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Charles Blanchard Click here for more information about this candidate 3524 votes 31.65%

  • Occupation: Environmental Scientist
  • Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley, Energy and Resources
  • Albany Board of Education, 2004 - 2008
  • City of Albany Sustainability Committee, 2012 - 2014
  • Support a well-rounded, quality educational program
  • Balance expenditures and revenues
  • Provide seismically safe and sustainable facilities
Paul R Black Click here for more information about this candidate 3215 votes 28.87%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Board of Education, Albany Unified School District
  • Technical Writer
  • Professor of Geology and Geophysics
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • Develop authentic local assessments to help differentiate instruction
  • Increase opportunities for professional development for teachers and staff
  • Eliminate the structural deficit without losing programs or staff
Ross Stapleton-Gray Click here for more information about this candidate 2769 votes 24.87%
  • Occupation: Research Program Manager
  • Ph.D., Business and Public Administration, University of Arizona
  • Past Board Member, Albany SchoolCARE
  • Advocate for increased school funding
  • Anticipate and take advantage of change coming at all levels of education
  • Help maintain the community spirit of an Albany education
Elliott Chin Click here for more information about this candidate 1593 votes 14.30%
  • Occupation: Marketing Executive
  • BA, Mass Communication, UC Berkeley
  • Former K and 4th grade asst. teacher, Prospect Sierra
  • Director of Marketing, Leapfrog
  • Maintaining the excellent standards of our schools while responsibly managing the budgets and focusing on priorities important to the community.
  • Providing strong afterschool programs that give parents options for aftercare as well as enrichment programs to expand child education.
  • Ensuring our students have a strong foundation in technology, creativity, and problem solving to succeed in a 21st century economy.

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