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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Tustin Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 5

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Jonathan Abelove

Governing Board Member, Tustin Unified School District
5,295 votes (76.6%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Budget Efficiency and Cost Savings with Energy Conservation, Drought Tolerant Landscaping and Solar Energy Program
  • Maintain Neighborhood School while increasing School Choice
  • Improve 96% Graduation Rate and 83% College Attendance



Profession:Business Owner
Self Employed/Business Owner, Edu-Kid, Inc. (1995–current)
Board Trustee, Tustin Unified School District — Elected position (1994–current)


The Pennsylvania State University Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Psychology (1977)

Community Activities

Member, Tustin Dollars for Scholars (2013–current)
Board Member, Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts (2004–current)
Board Member, Tustin Boys and Girls Club (2006–current)
Member, Tustin Dollars for Scholars (2013–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Tustin Educators Association

Elected Officials (9)

  • State Assembly Member Steven Choi
  • Irvine Mayor Don Wagner
  • Tustin City Council Member Leticia Clark
  • Tustin City Council Member Allan Bernstein
  • Tustin City Council Member Chuck Puckett
  • Tustin Mayor Pro Tempore Becky Gomez
  • Tustin Mayor Al Murray
  • Former Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang
  • South Coast Community College Trustee TJ Pendergast

Individuals (2)

  • Planning Commissioner Austin Lumbard
  • Community Services Commissioner Barry Cooper

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