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Los Angeles County, CA March 8, 2011 Election
 Smart Voter Herb J. Wesson, Jr.

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Los Angeles; District 10

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Los Angeles City Councilmember, District Ten
  • Chair of the Housing, Community & Economic Development Committee, brought $200 million in investment for affordable housing
  • Delivered $33 million in parks and recreation improvements in CD 10
  • Authored first in the nation, Green Retrofit Program, saving energy and providing new jobs in areas of high unemployment
  • Elected to State Assembly, 47th District 1998
  • Elected 65th Speaker of the California State Assembly 2002-2004
  • B.A. in History, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Building on the 23,000 good construction and permanent jobs I have already delivered. I am committed to viable economic development and job creation
  • Reinventing City government to operate more efficiently with fewer resources while protecting vital City services
  • Improving government transparency in City operations to encourage greater citizen participation and input in decision-making
Key Endorsements
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters
  • Los Angeles Police & Firefighters
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