Superintendent of Public Instruction
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All Districts > SPI: Statewide
[incumbent: Tom Torlakson (D) - term limit: 2018]

General Election Candidates: 2018

  • Tony Thurmond (Non-partisan) - Educator/State Legislator
    www.tonythurmond.com  
  • Marshall Tuck (Non-partisan) - Schools Improvement Director
    marshalltuck.com  
  • Adam Anderson (Non-partisan) -   
  • Chris Baker (Non-partisan) - Nonprofit organizer  
  • Karen Blake (Non-partisan) -   
  • Libbern G. Cook (Non-partisan) - Teacher  
  • Malcolm Norrington (Non-partisan) - Teacher  
  • Lily Ploski (Non-partisan) - College instructor
    www.lilyeploski.org  
  • Raquella Thaman (Non-partisan) - Teacher  
  • Tina Marie To (Non-partisan) - Student  
  • Thomas Williams (Non-partisan) -   
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    The non-partisan race to be the state schools' chief is likely the most policy-oriented fight for the office since included in the state's original constitution, as the fig . . .

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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SPI
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 12.4% 6.9% 25.6%
    Total Population 13.9% 6.6% 38.2%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)