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Los Angeles County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Councilmember; Proposed City of San Fernando Valley; District 13 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 10:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting ( 68/ 68)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Marvin D. Rowen 3,724 votes 24.56%

  • Occupation: Retired Judge
Lawrence Allen Schapiro 3,122 votes 20.59% Richard "Rich" Leyner 2,895 votes 19.09%
  • Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Broker
  • Bachlor of Science Degree/New York University, 2002 Business Advocate of the year award, 2002 Southland Regional Assoc. Realtors Good Samaritan Award
  • Vice Pres. NAI Capital Commercial Real Estate, member of the SFV Economic Alliance, Member of SFV Economic Research Center at CSUN
  • Chamirman of the Board of Child Development Institute
  • Member of the San Fernando Valley Transportation Tack force
  • Pres. of the Encino Community Council and Chairman of the Encino Streetscape Committee
  • Pres. of the Buss. Improvement District & Past Pres. United Chambers of Comm. member, Buss. advisory committee to Assemblyman Emeretus Hertzberg
  • Improve Public Safety
  • Empower Neighborhood Councils
  • Create Responsive Government
Virginia S. Depew 2,633 votes 17.36%
  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
Frank Joseph Cordon 1,167 votes 7.70%
  • Occupation: Retired Business Executive
  • Residency: lived in San Fernando Valley for 42 years
  • Marital Status: married 49 years, 2 children, 1 grandchild
  • Military Status: WWII Veteran, U.S. Navy
  • Education: B.S. degree from U.S.C. College of Commerce
  • Service Organizations: Past President, North Hollywood Jr. Chamber of Commerce
  • A responsive, cost-efficient government
  • Reduce taxes
  • Increased police protection
Kenneth J. Scalir 931 votes 6.14%
  • Occupation: Marketing Researcher/Student
Sam Saifi 691 votes 4.56% Harvey L. Seltzer Stefan "Watchdog" Stitch
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