This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.

Smart Voter
Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
District Attorney; County of Los Angeles

Results as of Mar 23 2:27pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (4,926/4,926)

Candidates (Vote for 1)
Click on a candidate name for more information.

Steve Cooley 569,854 votes 38.35%

  • Occupation: Head Deputy District Attorney
  • 26 year career prosecutor
  • Honors Graduate Cal State University, Los Angeles BA '70; USC Law Center JD '73
  • Former, Decorated, Reserve LAPD Officer
  • Cal State Los Angeles 1998 Outstanding Alumnus
  • Listed as "one of California's most effective prosecutors" -- California Lawyer Magazine
  • Received major commendation from FBI Director for successful prosecution of violent bank robbers
  • Investigate and prosecute public corruption
  • Serve the body politic, not special interests
  • Assure proportional and evenhanded justice within our county's criminal justice system
Gil Garcetti 554,124 votes 37.29%
Barry Groveman 361,980 votes 24.36%
  • Occupation: Chief Investigative Attorney
  • Prosecutor for nearly a decade as both a District Attorney and a Los Angeles City Attorney
  • Leader of the School Safety Team responsible for exposing the Belmont Learning Center scandal
  • Head of the nationally acclaimed LA Toxic Waste Strike Force
  • Senior partner at Proskauer Rose LLP responsible for directing a major litigation practice
  • Principal co-author of Proposition 65, the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986
  • Adjunct Professor at Southwestern University School of Law
  • Place priority on child safety including a school anti-violence agenda and a plan for proactive prosecutions of child abuse cases.
  • Restore integrity and pride to this office in part throught the creation of an Office of Professional Responsibiity.
  • Establish a meaningful public corruption prosecution program to insure that those who defraud taxpayers will be held accountable.

Basic candidate data supplied by the County elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
Suggest a link related to this contest
Links to sources outside of Smart Voter are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement.

Home (Ballot Lookup) || About Smart Voter || Feedback

Created: April 13, 2000 12:22
Smart Voter 2000 <>
Copyright © 2000 League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.