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Los Angeles County, CA September 1, 2009 Election
State Assembly Member; District 51 Voter Information

Term Ending 2010.

If any candidate receives a majority of all votes cast at the special primary election he or she shall be declared elected and the special general election shall not be held.

If no candidate receives a majority of votes cast at the special primary election, the name of the candidate of each qualified political party who receives the most votes cast for all candidates of that party shall be placed on the special election ballot as the candidate of that party. (E.C. 10706)

Results as of Sep 9 3:10pm

Semi-Final Official Election Returns as of: 09/04/2009 Time: 14:12

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steven Bradford Click here for more information about this candidate 7,580 votes 52.9%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City Councilmember
  • 4th Term (12+ years) - Gardena City Council
  • Former District Director, Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald
  • Founder - Gardena Jazz Festival
  • 2005 Man of the Year, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
Priorities:
  • Education: Advocate for additional funding for education to reduce class sizes and provide adequate text books and resources for all classrooms.
  • Health Care: Free health care for every child in California under the age of 19 and more safeguards to prevent more medical facilities from closing.
  • Economic Development: Work with the business community to create a positive working environments that help to attract and retain businesses and jobs.
Gloria D. Gray Click here for more information about this candidate 2,794 votes 19.5%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Director, West Basin Municipal Water District, Division 2
  • Vice President, West Basin Municipal Water District
  • Metropolitan Water District Director
  • Past President Inglewood School Board
  • Administrator LA County Health Services
  • Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Clean Water Appointee
  • B.S. Business Admin. University of Redlands
Priorities:
  • Budget Reform
  • Universal Healthcare/ Single Payer
  • Education Funding
David Coffin 2,418 votes 16.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/Researcher/Writer
Robert Pullen-Miles 702 votes 4.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Lawndale City Councilmember
Thomas Jefferson Cares 664 votes 4.6%
  • Party: Democratic
Mervin Leon Evans 173 votes 1.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Author/Businessman/Consultant

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

Assembly District 51 Maps & Stats

Assembly Website
Candidate Forums

date: August 25, 2009
time:
9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
place:
4437 W. Slauson Av., L.A. 90043 (between Angeles Vista & Overhill)
sponsors:
SW L.A. Assn of Realtors
more info:

swla@sbcglobal.net
323-299-6781

date: Thursday August 27, 2009
time:
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
place:
El Mariachi Loco Restaurant,
1311 W Redondo Beach Bl, Gardena
sponsors:
Gardena Valley Chamber of Commerce
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