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

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Likely Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 100.0 R
  • Libbern G. Cook (Non-partisan) - Teacher  
  • Chris Baker (Non-partisan) - Nonprofit organizer  
  • Adam Anderson (Non-partisan) -   
  • Toni Thurmond (Non-partisan) - Member, State Assembly
    www.tonythurmond.com  
  • Karen Blake (Non-partisan) -   
  • Marshall Tuck (Non-partisan) - Educator
    marshalltuck.com  
  • Malcolm Norrington (Non-partisan) - Teacher  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    In May 2017, the Los Angeles Unified School District held board elections. They became the most expensive school board elections in history as they became proxy wars for ad . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Adam AndersonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Chris BakerThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Karen BlakeThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Libbern CookThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Malcolm NorringtonThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Thurmond For Superintendent Of Public Instruction 2018; Tony [SOS]$896,493$111,550$860,913$153,700
    Tuck For State Superintendent Of Public Instruction 2018; Marshall [SOS]$1,207,516$207,619$1,063,140$153,100
     
    * = Contributions of $5,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    2012 Primary Results

    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%

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