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Sacramento County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Trustee; Sacramento City Unified School District; Trustee Area 3 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:37am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (48/48)
(68 Total Write-In Votes .46%)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Donald Terry Click here for more information about this candidate 5,034 votes 33.82%

  • Occupation: Educator/Foundation Coordinator
  • B.A., Political Science, UC Davis
  • Treasurer of the Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento
  • Advisory Board Member, Language Academy of Sacramento
  • Board Member, Rosemont Community Association
  • SCUSD, Policy Governance Committee
  • Assistant Vice-President/Community Development Officer/Financial Education Teacher, Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Ensure fiscal accountability and transparency.
  • Provide additional funding for after school programs and programs to end the achievement gap.
  • Prepare students for success in the real world and the workplace of the 21st Century
Vicki Simpson Click here for more information about this candidate 4,876 votes 32.76%
  • Occupation: Parent/Educator
  • Parent of a current SCUSD student
  • B.A., Organizational Communications, CSUS
  • 2005-2007: President, Golden Empire Parent Teacher Organization
  • Instructor for UC Davis Extension, College of Continuing Education
  • Area Human Resources Director for a non-profit Healthcare organization
  • Parent & Community involvement in decisions that affect our childrens education
  • Fiscal responsibility that utilizes the districts resources effectively.
  • Choice options for both college bound and non-college bound students.
David Chance Click here for more information about this candidate 2,646 votes 17.78%
  • Occupation: Insurance Claims Analyst
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Associated Students of CSUS, Inc.
  • Former treasurer, Student California Teachers Association, UC Davis chapter
  • Husband and parent
  • Lifelong record of volunteer and community service
  • Expert defense witness, contract administration and medical claims reimbursement
  • Restore communication between the school board and our community.
  • Prepare our students for life, not just for college.
  • Implement responsible budget practices and fiscal transparency.
James A. Cramer (Withdrawn) Click here for more information about this candidate 2,259 votes 15.18%
  • Occupation: Retired Educator
  • Doctor of Education, University of the Pacific, 1990
  • Master of School Administration, Sacramento State University, 1973
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Idaho, 1963
  • Master of Boardsmanship, California School Boards Association, 1992
  • Member and twice President, Folsom Cordova Unified School District Board of Education, 1985-1994
  • Delegate to the California School Board Association, 1988-1992
  • Schools should belong to the community, not the employees.
  • We must challenge our students with 21st Century technology and teaching methods.
  • Similar to private schools, we must learn to use valuable lower cost resources and help.

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