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Los Angeles County, CA March 24, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter Jonathan Friedman

Candidate for
State Senator; District 26

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Financial Analyst
  • Tax Policy Expert
  • Los Angeles native - graduate of Fairfax High, UCLA, Wharton School
  • Small Business Owner
  • Pro-Israel Activist - AIPAC National Executive Committee Member
  • South Robertson Neighborhoods Council, Inc., Board Member - 10+ years
  • Endorsed by Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle (ret.), School Board Member Tamar Galatzan
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Restore Fiscal Sanity to California's Budget Process
  • Make Tough Decisions About Priorities - Eliminate Marginal Programs to Save Vital Programs
  • Protect Safety Net for Elderly and Disabled Californians
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Key Endorsements
  • Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle (ret.)
  • Los Angeles School Board Member Tamar Galatzan
  • West Hollywood Mayor Jeffrey Prang
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Position Papers
California's Budget Crisis
Jonathan Friedman will make tough decisions to balance California's budget by cutting ineffective programs to save the priority/vital programs. Sacramento politicians have cut across-the-board, hurting students, the disabled and those who use public transit, and raising sales taxes, instead of making tough decisions.
Education - California's Future
As our State Senator, Jonathan Friedman will demand accountability from local school boards. Today, only 59 cents of every dollar the state gives to Los Angeles Unified School District makes it to the classroom. Reducing bureaucracy will mean safer schools and a higher quality education. We owe our children nothing less.
Crime Affects All of Us
Jonathan Friedman will stand up and demand reimbursement from the federal government for all costs associated with incarcerating illegal aliens arrested for criminal acts. California taxpayers pay nearly a billion dollars a year to cover these costs, which stem from the federal government's failure to enforce our borders.
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