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June 7, 2016 — Elecciones Primarias de California
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Partido Republicano del Condado de Orange — Partido RepublicanaCandidato para Comite Central del Condado, Distrito 65

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John "Jack" Bedell

Member, Orange County Board of Education, Trustee Area 4
9,004 votos (7.6%)Winning
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Supporting the Arts
  • Supporting STEM in schools
  • Cloding the achievement gap



Profesión:Member, Orange County Board of Education, Trustee Area 4
Professor, California State University, Fullerton (not availa–not availa)
Board Member, Orange County Board of Education — Cargo elegido (not availa–current)


Franklin & Marshall College Bachelor of Arts (not availa)
Case Western Reserve University Master's Degree (not availa)
Case Western Reserve University Ph.D. (not availa)


Jack Bedell cares about the education of our children:

Jack and his wife of 51 years raised a son and daughter in Fullerton where they have lived since 1969. Sue was a special education teacher before retiring. They have four grand children (two are in a charter school in Utah, and two are in public school). Dr. Bedell has worked as a university educator and faculty leader for over 40 years. 

Jack Bedell has served our community:

  • Jack currently serves on the Orange County Board of Education including terms as President and Vice President.
  • Jack is the Regional Director for the California County Boards of Education, as well as former President, VP and Treasurer for CCBE and also serves as a delegate to the California School Boards Association.
  • He served as president and vice president Fullerton Civic Light Opera Board of Directors
  • For nine years he served as a member of the Fullerton School District School Board including two terms as chair.
  • He was president Lutheran Campus Ministry of Southern California.
  • He is a former member of the Republican Central Committee.
  • He is a former chair of Academic Senate where he led a successful effort to remove or revise out-of-date policies and was re-elected six times

Jack Bedell supports sound education policies:

Jack supports high academic standards, local control and teacher, student and parent accountability. He has worked to protect student pathways for high school math, drafted and shepherded the Summer Bridge program to ease the transition from high school to university especially for disadvantaged students, and works to provide a safe learning environment for all students.

Jack strongly encourages parent participation and supports character education with an emphasis on honesty, integrity, cooperation and service in addition to a well-balanced school experience in science, technology, math, language arts, fine arts, social science and sports. 

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Featured Endorsements

  • David Boyd, Orange County Board of Education Trustee
  • Linda Lindholm, Orange County Board of Education Trustee
  • Ed Royce, United States Representative

Organizaciónes (1)

  • Orange County Schools Educators Association's

Funcionarios electos (11)

  • Gaddi Vasquez, Orange County Supervisor (ret.)
  • Dick Ackerman, State Senator (ret.)
  • Jan Flory, Fullerton Councilmember
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald, Fullerton Mayor
  • Pat Bates, State Senator
  • Bob Singer, Fullerton Joint Union High School District Boardmember
  • Marilyn Buchi, Fullerton Joint Union High School District Boardmember
  • Bill Habermehl, Orange County Superintendent of Schools (ret.)
  • David Long, State Secretary of Education (ret.)
  • Marian Bergeson, State Secretary of Education (ret.)
  • Jack O'Connell, State Superintendent of Schools (ret.)

Creencias poliza

Filosofía política

As your Orange County Board of Education Trustee, I will continue:

  • Making sure schools are safe for our children
  • Improving technology in classrooms
  • Protecting the rights of parents and promoting educational choice
  • Enhancing college readiness, career and job training programs

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