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Diane A. Lenning


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Date Party Office Votes Result
06-06-2006 Nonpartisan Superintendent of Public Instruction 478501 Loss
11-04-2008 Republican CD-39 54533 Loss
11-02-2010 Write-in Superintendent of Public Instruction 46061 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 28, 1946 in Long Beach, CA
Married: Gerald "Jerry" (in 1967) 
Children: Jeff, Tanya, Sarah
University: CalPoly San Luis Obispo (BA, History, 1970)

1975-1980: Teacher, Norwalk-La Mirada, Cerritos, Downey, Artesia, and HBUSD
1977-1986: Cypress Youth Conservatory, Music teacher
1983-1986: Ayso Girls Soccer Coach, Cerritos, Buena Pk/La Palma; 1993-96 Santiago HS
1989-1991: High School Teacher, Whittier UHSD-Santa Fe Springs
1986-1996: CA Youth Authority, Norwalk & Whittier, teacher/counselor
1991-2006:  High School Teacher, GGUSD:  ELL, Rs, English, History, & Science
Previous: Chair, Republican Educators Caucus, National Education Association
2007-2008: Board Member, CalPoly SLO Social Sciences Advisory Board
2010: Early Primary Candidate for CD-39 (Withdrew)
2010: Primary Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction (Lost; 6.2%)

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