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Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 53 Voter Information

Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (291/291)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mike Gordon 95,156 votes 50.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Mayor, City of El Segundo
  • Phone: 310-615-2313; Addr: 214 Main St., PMB 365, El Segundo, CA 90245; Email:
Greg Hill 79,505 votes 42.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Mayor/Business Owner
  • Phone: 310-792-7888; Addr: PO Box 651, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; Email:
Ethan M. Boivie Click here for more information about this candidate 8,942 votes 4.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Rocket Scientist
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Binghamton
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Binghamton
  • Ensure equal rights for all individuals; allow gay marriage
  • Decriminalization of marijuana
  • Reform school system; give power to parents to place children
James R. Smith Click here for more information about this candidate 5,028 votes 2.6%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: Neighborhood Council Treasurer
  • Treasurer, Venice Neighborhood Council
  • Communications Director, Calif. Faculty Assn.
  • Board, SoCal Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
  • former Pres., AFSCME Social Service Union, 1108
  • Writer, Venice Beachhead newspaper
  • M.A., Sociology - Cal State, Northridege
  • Solve the budget crisis by raising taxes on wealthy and corporations
  • Free, quality health care for all Californians
  • More funding for education, affordable housing, restore rent control

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