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

4 Year Term.

A runoff may be held on 5/21/2013 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.

Results as of Apr 12 4:19pm

OFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS as of 03/26/2013 9:43:33 PM

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Paul Koretz Click here for more information about this candidate 22,064 votes 74.7%

  • Occupation: City Councilmember
  • LA City Council Member, Fifth District 2009-present
  • Member of the State Assembly, 2000-2006
  • West Hollywood City Council Member/Mayor, 1988-2000
  • Executive Director, Jewish Labor Committee, 2008
  • Chief of Staff, Board of Equalization Member Brad Sherman 1992
  • Aid to LA Councilmembers Zev Yarovslavsky and Marvin Braude, 1975, 1984
  • Eliminating huge city budget shortfall without layoffs and service cuts
  • Working to make Los Angeles the most environmentally protective city in the Country
  • Fighting for neighborhood quality of life
Mark Matthew Herd Click here for more information about this candidate 7,476 votes 25.3%
  • Occupation: Campaign Consultant
  • Westwood Neighborhood Councilman 2010 - 2014
  • WWNC WRAC & Land Use Committee
  • Westwood Homeowners Association Boardmember 2009
  • Park Ashton HOA President 2004 - 2008 - 2010 - 2012
  • Pension Reform
  • Restoration of City Services
  • Lower Taxes

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  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 5 questions on Most Important Issue, Budget Shortfall, Sales Tax, Climate Change, and Constituency vs. City.

Official Information

City of Los Angeles
Candidate Videos from
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Mark Matthew Herd
Paul Koretz
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