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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2013 Election
Council Member; City of Gardena Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Apr 12 4:19pm

Final Tally (Uncertified)

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Tasha Cerda Click here for more information about this candidate 2611 votes 30.0%

  • Public Safety
  • Economic Development
  • Youth & Seniors
Terrence Terauchi Click here for more information about this candidate 2301 votes 26.4%
  • Occupation: LA County Criminal Prosecutor
  • Former Mayor City of Gardena
  • Former City Councilman City of Gardena
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • Boalt Hall School of Law UCB
  • LA County Prosecurtor of the Month
  • Gardena Planning Commission
  • Common Sense Leadership
  • Preservation of Gardena's Police Department
  • Economic Development
Rodney G. Tanaka Click here for more information about this candidate 2242 votes 25.8%
  • Occupation: Pastor
  • Bachelor of Science; Criminal Justice CSULB
  • Master of Divinity; Marriage and Family Counseling Talbot School of Theology at BIOLA University
  • Chaplain; Union Rescue Mission, Skid Row Downtown Los Angeles
  • Retired Police Lielutenant, City of Gardena Police Department
  • Recipient Gardena Wall of Fame
  • Recipient YMCA Golden Triangle
  • My first objective wioll be to keep public safety a number one priority, keeping our police and fire personnel at a minimum level
  • Secondly, continue to dialouge with the LAUSD to assure our youth are in a safe learning environment
  • Finally, work diligently to assure positive community development to bring new business, new jobs and lasting partnerships to the city
Mark E. Henderson Click here for more information about this candidate 1199 votes 13.8%
  • Occupation: College Director/Commissioner
  • Bachelor of Science Telecommunications Management
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Doctorate of Organizational Leadership
  • (Chair) Planning and Environmental Quality Commission
  • (Member at Large) Rent Mediation Board
  • Responsive Government/Community Improvements
  • Environmental Improvements/Public Safety Enhancements
  • Economic Development
Kathleen "Suzy" Evans Click here for more information about this candidate 349 votes 4.0%
  • Occupation: Business Owner/Producer
  • Internet CEO
  • Video and Show Producer
  • Former Financial Controller
  • Make Gardena an Awesome Place to Live
  • Attract more businesses to Gardena
  • Bring family activities and entertainment to our city

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  Official Information

City of Gardena
Candidate Forum

Thursday, January 31, 2013
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Place: Nakaoka Community Center
1670 West 162nd St, Gardena
Co-sponsors: Gardena Valley Chamber of Commerce; League of Women Voters Torrance Area
Open to the Public
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