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San Diego County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Board Member; San Marcos Unified School District Voter Information

Full Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Jay Petrek Click here for more information about this candidate 18447 votes 28.02%

  • Occupation: Parent/Community Planner
  • Currently elected as Co-President (previously President) of the San Marcos High School Parent Club.
  • Six-year volunteer (and overnight chaperon) on the High School's Senior Class Safe-and-Sober GradNite Committee.
  • Serving on District Visioning Committee, and Facilities Committee. Served on Budget, Attendance Boundaries, and School Overcrowding Committees.
  • Served as School Board Vice President in 2004. Volunteered as San Marcos Youth Baseball Coach, Assistant Den Leader, and Classroom Aid.
  • Awarded San Diego County School Boards Association's "Parent Volunteer of the Year" in 2005.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban Planning and employed as Principal Planner for the City of Escondido.
  • Promoting challenging curriculum aimed to increase academic performance.
  • Constructing and modernizing schools to meet our needs.
  • Demanding fiscal responsibility for maximum classroom benefit.
Randy Walton Click here for more information about this candidate 17942 votes 27.26%
  • Occupation: Parent/Volunteer/Attorney
  • U.C.S.D.; B.A.
  • California Western School of Law; J.D.
  • Founder: Valley of Discovery Education Foundation
  • Appointed: San Marcos Ridgeline Task Force
  • Board: San Marcos Youth Baseball
David Lee Horacek Click here for more information about this candidate 17472 votes 26.54%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Local Business Owner
  • Active Parent of Two Young Children in the District
  • Student Advocate and Volunteer
  • Tax Payer Advocate and Volunteer
  • Academic Achievement and Literacy - Every child must be able to speak and read English. Prepare all children for higher education and careers
  • Fiscal Accountability - Tax payer dollars remaining in the classroom should be the rule, not the exception
  • Facilities and Equitable Learning Environments - ALL STUDENTS attending SMUSD have the right to be housed in clean, attractive, and safe facilities
Carlos Ulloa Click here for more information about this candidate 11963 votes 18.17%
  • Occupation: Senior Educational Consultant
  • 20 years experience in education as a migrant tutor, teacher, reading specialist and principal
  • B.A. in Liberal Studies with Spanish Emphasis from SDSU
  • Ed.M. in Literacy and Family Engagement Emphasis from Harvard
  • Ed.D. Candidate in Educational Leadership from UCLA
  • Parent
  • North County resident since 1971
  • Greater focus on mastery of English reading, writing and math skills for all students
  • Assure all teachers are given the tools and support to be highly effective in reaching all learners
  • Increase community engagement to make SMUSD a high performing and high achieving district

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