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Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Governing Board Member; Whittier City Elementary School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 16 2:11pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting ( 18/ 18)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Ken Henderson 1,668 votes 24.17%

  • Occupation: Whittier Business Owner
  • Chairman of Measure W passed in March of 2000.
  • Member of the Whittier Village Children's Center Board of Directors.
  • Graduate of the University of Southern California in the field of finance
  • Owner of Hendersons, Inc., a local business.
  • Member of the Hoover Parent Faculty Organization.
  • Lifetime resident and community member.
  • Expand after-school tutoring programs to include all children at every academic level.
  • Rebuild community trust in the school site selection process by listing to citizen input.
  • Boost pride in our schools by supporting our teachers and upgrading campuses.
John L. Peel 1,451 votes 21.03%
Javier Gonzalez 1,392 votes 20.17%
George M. Prather 1,324 votes 19.19%
  • Occupation: educational research analyst
  • Chief of the Office of Institutional Research & Information, Los Angeles Community Colleges
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, UCLA
  • Co-Chair, Successful 1996 School Bond Campaign
  • Past Vice-President, Whittier Conservancy
  • Past Co-Chair, Whittier Community Coordinating Committee
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, 1964-66
  • Restore Community Respect for the Board so that we can mobilize community resources for school improvement.
  • Recruit and Retain High Quality Teachers
  • Focus on Developing Solid Reading and Math Skills in the Earliest Grades
Irma De La Rosa 1,066 votes 15.45%

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