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Los Angeles County, CA April 7, 2009 Election
Council Member; City of Long Beach; District 1 Voter Information

Term Ending 2010.

Results as of Apr 29 9:07am

Tally at 04/08/2009 - 11:15 AM

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Robert Garcia Click here for more information about this candidate 966 votes 41.5%

  • Occupation: College Educator
  • Public Safety and Clean Streets First
  • A Healthy Environment
  • An Economic Delveopment Plan That Works
Evan Anderson Braude 743 votes 31.9%
  • Occupation: Consumer Attorney
Misi Tagaloa Click here for more information about this candidate 282 votes 12.1%
  • Occupation: Pastor/Teacher/Realtor
  • Ph. D and MA - Claremont School of Theology
  • MBA, Finance - Cal State Long Beach
  • B.S. Civil Engineering - University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Co-Founder - Taffesilafa'i Festivals
  • Member, South Coast Interfaith Council and Long Beach Interfaith Community Organizing
  • Chair, National Pacific Islander Community Development Corporation
  • Create jobs by partnering with the Div. of Apprenticeship Standards, trade unions and schools while also attracting more local businesses.
  • Make our streets safer by developing incentives for police, firefighters and teachers to live in the city and bolstering gang intervention programs
  • Balance the city's budget within 5 year, while increasing government transparency and voter turnout.
Richard Willis "Rick" Berry Click here for more information about this candidate 203 votes 8.7%
  • Occupation: Product Management Consultant
  • Past President, Long Beach Community Band
  • 1000-hour Education Volunteer, Aquarium of the Pacific
  • MBA, Pepperdine University
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, CSULB
  • Product of Long Beach schools
  • 15-year First District historic homeowner
  • Attract high-paying jobs to the First District
  • Balance the City budget
  • Restore good health for LB citizens and our environment
Jana K Shields Click here for more information about this candidate 85 votes 3.7%
  • Occupation: Linguist
  • MA Linguistics, BS, BMusic
  • President, Willmore City Heritage Assoc
  • President, Friends House at Drake Park
  • Community Service Award 2007
  • Hands-on community civic leader
  • Director of after-school programs for kids
  • Balance the city budget without raising taxes
  • Replace substandard housing with quality affordable housing
  • Air quality improvement by reducing port and freeway emissions
William Francisco Grisolia 29 votes 1.2%
  • Occupation: Senior Legal Specialist
Eduardo Lara 19 votes 0.8%
  • Occupation: Educator

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