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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Jefferson Union High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 6 2:34am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (89/89 0/10 Absentee)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Rachel P. Puno 10,256 votes 28.7%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Legal counsel for Applied Materials, Inc.
  • Internal Vice-President, Filipino Bar Association of Northern California
  • Recipient of the Wiley H. Manuel award from the California Bar Association for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Former associate with Hanson Bridgett, et al (2000-2002) and Gordon & Rees (1998-2000)
  • J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1992
  • Ensure that our students are able to pass the newly instituted exit exam.
  • Implement programs to create partnerships with colleges and universities. 
  • Encourage better communication between teachers, parents and students.
Maria S. Luna 9,319 votes 26.0%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Retired Background Investigator
  • school teacher
  • senior counselor
  • master degree education Administration
  • "A" honor roll in 1974 San Francisco state university
  • member of the Grand Jury in San Mateo County
  • Member of the Democrat State central
  • parents participation
  • Tutorial programs
  • Improve the California Standards Tests
Thomas A. Nuris 8,823 votes 24.7%
  • Party: Democrat
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 21 years as a Trustee of JUHSD / 5 times Board President
  • Attorney at Law with offices in Daly City since 1979
  • Married with three sons who's ages range from 10 mos old to 9 years old
  • Chairman Daly City Personnel Board
  • Past Drector & President of Chamber of Commerce
  • .Past President Exchange Club
  • State wide budget cuts require careful budgeting for both the short and long term in order to be able to provide the best education possible.
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment at our school so parents can feel good about sending their children to school is a priority.
  • Continue to work with each school to improve test scores and prepare every student to successfully pass the upcoming State Exit Examination.
Rolito M. "Rolly" Recio 7,392 votes 20.7%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
  • Former Member of Board of Trustees, Jefferson Union High School District
  • Former Commissioner, San Mateo County Parks and Recreation
  • Former Commissioner, Daly City Public Library
  • Former Commissioner, Daly City Personnel Commission
  • I will strongly advocate for collaborative efforts between the high schools and elementary schools to improve our educational system.
  • I will work for strong communication between school and parents to increase the level of motivation for learning.
  • I will devote my time to create tutoring and mentoring programs.

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Candidates Forum for Jefferson Union High School Board,
Thursday, October 17, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, City Council Chambers, 333 90th Street, Daly City

Candidates Forum
Monday, October 21, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, Jefferson Elementary School District Office Board Room, 101 Lincoln Ave., Daly City
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