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Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Councilmember; City of Carson Voter Information

Unexpired Short Term Ending 03/05.

Results as of Nov 26 2:53pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (53/53)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Harold C. Williams Click here for more information about this candidate 4,989 votes 17.17%

  • Occupation: Engineer/Environmental Commissioner
  • Director of Public Works and City Engineer for the City of Gardena
  • Vice Chairman of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments, Infrastructure Working Group
  • Former President of the American Public Works Association, So-Cal Chapter
  • Former President of the City and County Engineers Association
  • Former Treasurer of the Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers
  • Over 25 years of civil engineering, management and administrative experience
  • A community free from fear
  • Community and economic development
  • A voice for our youth and our seniors
Michael "Mike" Mitoma Click here for more information about this candidate 4,548 votes 15.65%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Mayor 7 years
  • Mayor Pro Tem 1 year
  • Councilmember 2 years
  • California State Long Beach B.A.
  • Small Business Owner
  • Asian of the Year 1999
  • Get federal assistance to protect our refinerys and chemical plants from terrorist attacks
  • Protect the funding of senior citizen and youth programs
  • Stop the city's deficit spending and balance the budget
Mike A. Gipson 4,287 votes 14.75%
  • Occupation: Teachers Union Representative
Jenny L. Bethune 3,614 votes 12.44%
  • Occupation: Sheriff Lieutenant
Joe Merton Click here for more information about this candidate 2,635 votes 9.07%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Bachelor of Science, Banking and Finance
  • Presently Commissioner Public Safety
  • Served as Planning Commissioner City of Carson
  • Served as Park & Recreation Commissioner
Joe Martinez 2,213 votes 7.62%
  • Occupation: Business Service Manager
Rita R. Boggs 2,108 votes 7.25%
  • Occupation: Business Owner/Professor
James H. Peoples Click here for more information about this candidate 1,700 votes 5.85%
  • Occupation: Retired Administrator
  • Brig. General US Army Volunteer Reserve
  • Retired Chief of Operations-LA County Art Museum
  • Doctoral Degree - Pepperdine University
  • Master of Science Degree - University of California, Los Angeles
  • Board Member and Treasurer - China Town Service Center
  • Economics and Management Consultant
  • Improve economic and job developments
  • Increase senior citizen and youth programs
  • Prevent political corruption from happening again in Carson
Carl E. Robinson, Sr. 1,218 votes 4.19%
  • Occupation: Community College Trustee
Steve Mozena 1,165 votes 4.01%
  • Occupation: Educational Materials Businessman
Michael Aguirre 580 votes 2.00%
  • Occupation: Logistics Manager

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