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Los Angeles County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Member, Rent Control Board; City of Santa Monica Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 10:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting ( 66/ 66)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Betty Smith Mueller 14,676 votes 29.54%

  • Occupation: Member Rent Control Board
  • Retired after 36 years of Professional Nursing in Veterans Hospitals
  • Master of Arts, Educational Administration
  • Lifelong Learner, Emeritus College
  • Board Member, Wilshire/Montana Neighborhood Organization
  • Board Member, Community Corporation of Santa Monica
  • Volunteer, The Getty Center
  • To fairlycarry out the purpose of the Rent Control Board, "to regulate rentals so that rents will not be increased unreasonably
  • and so that landlords will receive no more than a fair return"
  • To continue to advocate for tenant protections in keeping with the intent of Article XVIII
Jennifer Kennedy 13,181 votes 26.53%
  • Occupation: Development Assistant, Buena Vista International
  • B.A. in Mass Communications, Quinnipiac College
  • Currently on the Santa Monican's for Renter's Rights Steering Committee
  • To protect renter's rights and affordable housing
  • To fairly uphold the rent control law
Alan Toy 12,638 votes 25.44%
  • Occupation: Project Director, UCLA Advanced Policy Institute
  • MA in Urban Planning from UCLA
  • Currently serving on Rent Control Board
  • Governor's appointee to the California State Independent Living Council (Vice Chair)
  • Previously served on Santa Monica Social Services Commission
  • Previously served on LA County Accessibility Appeals Board
  • Resident of Santa Monica since 1979. Active in many local affairs, including schools, ADA access, Little League, affordable and accessible housing, e
  • Preservation of renters' rights is my first priority
  • Balanced, measured and sustainable growth in housing and other local resources
  • Fairness and a willingness to consider all sides of housing policies and perspectives
Thomas David Carter 9,185 votes 18.49%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Specialization in Real Estate and Insurance
  • More than 30 years of financial experience
  • Resident of Santa Monica since 1984
  • Strong public schools supporter
  • Promote and advocate for changes to make the Rent Control Board more proactive and functionally efficient in the 21st Century
  • Build on my past experience in real estate and develop my expertise in Rent Control matters in order to properly serve on the board
  • Consider all information presented at hearings in order to arrive at fair decisions

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