League of Women Voters of California
Los Angeles County, CA
April 9, 2002 Election
Mayor; City of Long Beach Voter Information
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- Occupation: Councilman, 7th District, Long Beach
- Has lived in Long Beach for over 40 years
- Served as city councilman 1986-1994, 1998-present
- Board member for the Southern California Association of Governments
- Former small business owner
- US Army veteran, raised four sons as a widowed father
- Currently a Resource Development Coordinator, University of California
- Neighborhoods First! Change Long Beach from a complaint-driven city
- Improve Public Safety: More police on the streets; increase community policing.
- Improve business climate: attract high-tech companies, improve services for small businesses
- Occupation: Long Beach Councilmember/Vice-Mayor
- Former Federal Law Enforcement Officer
- Former Substitute Teacher
David P. Wong
- Rid our streets of gangs & criminals through increased patrols
- Create quality youth programs in every neighborhood
- Put the beach back in Long Beach by improving water quality
- Occupation: General Contractor
- Entrepreneur since age 8
- Community activist since teenager
- Youth Advisory Council for City of LA
- LAPD Asian Taskforce
- Board of Directors for Oriental Service Center
- Volunteer in political campaigns incl. Tom Bradley
- Bridge the alienation felt by votors from their City government
- Seek ways to improve the quality of life in Long Beach neighborhoods (redevelopment, street improvements, etc.)
- Seek ways to support small businesses in Long Beach (parking, tax breaks)
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