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Los Angeles County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Member of the City Council; City of Torrance

Results as of Mar 23 2:27pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting ( 94/ 94)

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Frank A. Scotto 13,698 votes 15.30%

Hope Witkowsky 11,189 votes 12.50%
  • Occupation: Director, Seniors Program
  • Torrance City Commissioner, 2 Terms
  • President of the North Torrance Homeowners' Association
  • President of AARP, Torrance Chapter
  • Torrance City Strategic Planning Committee, 2 Terms
  • Named Citizen of the Year by both the YMCA and the Southern California Lions Club
  • MBA
  • Improve traffic flow on Hawthorne and Crenshaw
  • Incorporating her "Shop Torrance" plan to support local sales tax income.
  • Better and quicker telephone communication between city staff and residents.
Paul M. Nowatka 10,977 votes 12.26%
  • Occupation: Retired Torrance Police Lieutenant
  • Law Enforcement Facilitator for the Museum of Tolerance
  • Torrance Community Services Commissioner
  • Member of the Citizens Oversight Committee for Facilities in the Torrance Unified School District
  • Masters Degree in Public Administration
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Torrance Coordinating Council
  • Member of the Salvation Army Torrance Corps Advisory Board
  • Make public safety throughout Torrance a top priority.
  • Be an independent Council Member who is available and responsive to all residents of Torrance.
  • Build strong city-school-business partnerships.
Hazel N. Taniguchi 9,278 votes 10.36%
Kim Wang 7,742 votes 8.65%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Management & Broker Associate
  • Bachelor's Degree, University of Colorado
  • Master's Degree, University of California at Berkeley
  • Appointed by Governor Wilson & Governor Davis to the Library of California Board
  • Torrance Cultural Arts Commissioner
  • Vice-President, La Terrazza Homeowners Association
  • Former Librarian at USC & Hughes Aircraft
  • Opposes Prop 26
  • Give our Police and Fire Department the resources they need to stay #1
  • Improve relations between the City and our school district to expand joint efforts to save money and improve education
Glenn R. Tanner 7,213 votes 8.06%
Jim Stadler 7,048 votes 7.87%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Former founder and owner, Stadler & Jensen Moving
  • Develop School District and City partnerships
  • Accelerate the repair of our streets and sidewalks
  • Maintain our excellent city police and fire departments
Bill Sutherland 6,338 votes 7.08%
  • Occupation: Independent Small Businessman
  • President Torrance Rotary 2000-2001
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • Civil Service Commissioner
  • A.Y.S.O. Region 15 Reginal Commissioner
  • Maintain our Police, Fire and safety services.
  • Balance all future growth with the existing community.
  • Always be accessible to our residents and businesses.
Mark Wirth 5,098 votes 5.69%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owoner
  • Member of Torrance City Council, 1982-1994
  • District aide to Congresswoman Jane Harman, 1994-1998
  • Owner of Mark Wirth Telecom
  • B.A. Political Science, Cal State Dominguez Hills
  • Keep Torrance a balanced city
  • Bring experience to the City Council
  • Improve traffic conditions
Michael Mauno 3,663 votes 4.09%
Pat McIntyre 3,268 votes 3.65%
David Paul Hill 2,505 votes 2.80%
Charles Michel Deemer 1,506 votes 1.68%

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