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James Mousalimas, Jeff Tilton face off in November for San Joaquin County superintendent of schools

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James Mousalimas

Jeff Tilton

Mike Gillespie

James Mousalimas

Background: He was a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa from 1985 to 1987, and taught math in Richmond Unified School District from 1988 to 1990. He worked in Tracy Unified School District for 10 years before working at the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

Family: He is married to his wife Diane and has three children. Two attend public schools in Tracy; the eldest graduated from Tracy High School and attends University of California, Davis.

Occupation: Deputy superintendent at San Joaquin County Office of Education.

Residence: Tracy.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in economics from University of California, Berkeley; Master of Education in administration, College of New Jersey; administrative services credential from California State University, Stanislaus.

Jeff Tilton

Background: Tilton grew up in Manteca and started his teaching career at Manteca High School. In 1992, he joined the San Joaquin County Office of Education, co-founding the “one.” program. He authored several charter petitions for schools.

Occupation: Superintendent of charter schools, New Jerusalem Elementary School District.

Residence: Stockton.

Education: Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Stanislaus; Master of Education from University of LaVerne; Doctor of Education from University of the Pacific; graduate of Association of California School Administrators, Superintendents and Personnel Administrators Academy.

Family: He is married to his wife Shalice and has four grown children.

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 8:58 pm | Updated: 2:20 pm, Fri Jun 13, 2014.

James Mousalimas and Jeff Tilton will head for a run-off election this November in the contest for San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools.

With all 501 precincts reporting, unofficial results updated at 11:45 a.m. Friday, June 13, show Mousalimas with 30,668 votes (43.26 percent) and Tilton with 23,765 votes (33.52 percent). Mike Gillespie was third with 16,229 votes (22.89 percent). There were 232 write-in votes.

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