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LWV League of Women Voters of California
San Francisco County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
 Smart Voter Jim Lazarus

Candidate for
City Attorney; City of San Francisco

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Attorney/Senate Director
  • For the past 26 years, my career has been focused on public administration and municipal law.
  • I have served our City as a deputy city attorney, deputy mayor, labor negotiator and neighborhood activist.
  • As a deputy city attorney I tried cases; advised city officials; and drafted laws, labor agreements and contracts.
  • I have negotiated landmark agreements to fight discrimination and protect San Francisco's diversity.
  • I served as the legislative counsel to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and in-house counsel to two mayors.
  • I am the only candidate in the San Francisco City Attorney's race who has significant experience as an administrator.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • I will ensure that the Office provides non-political, impartial legal advice.
  • I will address the insular nature of the office, assigning deputies to work with district supervisors and community organizations on code enforcement.
  • I will end favortism in city contracting and crack down on substandard housing by negligent landlords.
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Key Endorsements
  • Senator Dianne Feinsten, Assemblyman Kevin Shelley, Supervisor Newsom
  • More than 12 grassroots and democratic clubs throughout the City
  • The top choice of the Bar Association of San Francisco's straw vote
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Campaign Contact Information
Phone: 751-0472
Fax: 750-4115
3569 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118

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