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Los Angeles County, CA April 9, 2002 Election
Mayor; City of Long Beach Voter Information

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John Stolpe

Norm Ryan
Ray Grabinski
  • 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
Dan Baker
  • Occupation: Long Beach Councilmember/Vice-Mayor
  • Former Federal Law Enforcement Officer
  • Former Substitute Teacher
  • 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
Robert Livingstone
David P. Wong
  • 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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