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Alameda County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Board Member; New Haven Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Jan 6 2:56pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (39/39)
(87 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.35%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Linda Canlas Click here for more information about this candidate 8277 votes 33.66%

  • Occupation: Educator/School Principal
  • Masters Educational Leadership
  • California Professional Administrative Credential
  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Currently K-8 School Principal
  • Prinicpal / Vice Principal -- 10 years
  • Classroom Teacher -- 19 years
  • Student Achievement
  • Safe Schools and Community Partnerships
  • Fiscal Discipline
Sarabjit Kaur Cheema Click here for more information about this candidate 6060 votes 24.65%
  • Occupation: Engineer/Teacher/Parent
  • Transportation Engineer for 12 years
  • Human Relations Commisioner in Union City
  • MS Math, BS Physics & Chem, B.Ed
  • High School Math and Science Teacher in India before moving to US in 1991
  • substitute teacher in New Haven schools from 1992-95
  • Math /Engineering instructor part time
  • Unite our diverse community around our schools and in education
  • School safety, partnership with city and bussinesses
  • Fiscal responsibility to keep control locally
Gwen Estes Click here for more information about this candidate 5674 votes 23.08%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • classroom English and Social Science teacher
  • current member of New Haven School Board
  • first elected in 1994, re-elected 1998, 2002, & 2006
  • long time resident of Union City
  • son and daughter are products of NHUSD
  • Have a BA in Government and a Masters Degree
  • Obtaining and retaining resources needed to ensure every child is successful.
  • Passing a fiscally responsible budget that does not depend upon one-time only money.
  • Closing the achievement gap.
Jerico J. Abanico Click here for more information about this candidate 4490 votes 18.26%
  • Occupation: Youth Counselor/Organizer
  • Student (Ohlone Community College)
  • Bring schools and the community together to support one another
  • To provide students with programs and services that will help them through their educational experience in NHUSD
  • Supporting teachers with providing them with support and adequate resources in order to fully utilize their strengths in educating our students.

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    Wed., Oct. 6, 7:00 pm
    New Haven Administrative Services Center
    34200 Alvarado-Niles Blvd.
    Union City
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