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LWV League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
 Smart Voter James R. Smith

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 53

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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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Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • California Nurses Association
  • So. California Chapter, Americans for Democratic Action
  • California Peace and Freedom Party
Position Papers
Playa Vista Phase Two Should Not Be Approved
Sustainable development is needed in the coastal zone, not a mega- development set on top of liquidfaction zone, causing more traffic and more pollution.
Corporate Greed has caused the supermarket strike
Workers' health care and standard of living is being held hostage by a few corporate executives who are concerned only about greater profits and not about human needs.
Rev. Martin Luther King - an appreciation
Rev. Martin Luther King was a visionary who is still ahead of us. Many of the ideas he advanced nearly 40 years ago are as relevant and as needed today as they were then.
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