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Los Angeles County, CA March 8, 2005 Election
Mayor; City of Los Angeles Voter Information

4 Year Term.

results unofficial as of March 18, 2005; write-in results to be added with official tally

Candidates (Vote for 1)

Election results -- manually collected from individual City Clerks' offices -- are official unless noted above. Unofficial results will be updated as available.
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Antonio R. Villaraigosa 136,242 votes 33.1%

James Kenneth Hahn Click here for more information about this candidate 97,049 votes 23.6%
  • Occupation: Mayor
  • Grew up in South Los Angeles, attended local schools
  • Father of two children who attend local public schools
  • Prosecutor, City Attorney's Office, 1975-1979
  • Los Angeles City Controller, 1981-1985
  • Los Angeles City Attorney, 1985-2001
  • Making Los Angeles a safer city by putting more police in our neighborhoods, supporting community policing, and expanding after school programs
  • Making Los Angeles a more livable city with more neighborhood parks, quality housing, and cleaner air and water
  • Working with the school district to build more schools to relieve overcrowding
Bob Hertzberg Click here for more information about this candidate 90,495 votes 22.0%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Businessman
  • Hiring more police without raising taxes.
  • Breaking up LAUSD.
  • Unsnarling traffic.
Bernard C. Parks Click here for more information about this candidate 55,808 votes 13.6%
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Retired Chief
  • FBI Graduate
  • Bachelors of Arts, Public Administration, Pepperdine
  • Masters, Public Administration, USC
  • LAPD Assistant Chief 1992
  • LAPD Deputy Chief 1988
  • LAPD Commander 1980
  • Public Safety/Quality of Life
  • Making L.A. More Business Friendly
  • Stopping Current LAX Modernization Plan
Richard Alarcon 14,815 votes 3.6%
  • Occupation: State Senator
Walter Moore Click here for more information about this candidate 11,409 votes 2.8%
  • Occupation: Business Trial Lawyer
  • Princeton - Graduated With Honors in 1981 - Degree in Public And International Affairs
  • Georgetown Law - Graduated With Honors in 1984 - Editor of Georgetown Law Journal
  • Admitted to California Bar - 1984
  • Stop "pay to play" politics
  • Fight illegal immigration
  • Make animal shelters "no kill" immediately
Wendy Lyons Click here for more information about this candidate 1,963 votes 0.5%
  • Occupation: Meatpacker
  • member Socialist Workers Party
  • member United Food and Commercial Workers Union
  • long time union activist, protester against police brutality
  • marched in protests against U.S. wars from Vietnam to Iraq
  • marched to defend immigrant rights, women's right to choose abortion
  • participant Civil Rights movement, defends affirmative action
  • Organize! Use union power to resist bosses' attacks; for a labor party based on fighting unions
  • U.S. out of Iraq! Back right of semicolonial countries to get sources of energy they need, including nuclear energy.
  • For a massive federally funded public works program to put millions to work at union wages building housing, schools, mass transit, hospitals.
Addie M. Miller 1,287 votes 0.3% Martin Luther King Aubrey, Sr. Click here for more information about this candidate 868 votes 0.2%
  • Occupation: State Worker
  • Employed in Patient Care at Metropolitan State Hospital
  • Trained in Community Outreach with LAPD
  • Drum Major for Justice for All People
  • A safer Los Angeles
  • Livable Neighborhoods
  • Economic Development
Bill James Wyatt Click here for more information about this candidate 762 votes 0.2%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • BA Liberal Studies San Francisco State University
  • Secession - Provide a level playing field for revisiting the issue in Los Angeles
  • Remove the influence on money on political campaigns by running a successful campaign without accepting contributions
  • Take responsiblity for serious issues like Homelessness and Housing
Bruce Harry Darian 512 votes 0.1%
  • Occupation: Businessperson
Ted Crisell Click here for more information about this candidate 394 votes 0.1%
  • Occupation: Publisher, News Paper
  • Review and asses all major offices and city departments that report to the mayor and make all departments more accountable.
  • Creat\e a sensible long-term growth plan for the Los Angeles community that will most effectively maximize land use and reduce traffic.
  • Establish a cleaner Los Angeles and commit to making the DWP and LA Harbor national models, as well as increasing the quality of L.A. air and beaches.
Caesar Saint Augustine de Buonaparte (Write-in)

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