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Los Angeles County, CA May 20, 2003 Election
Council Member; City of Los Angeles; District 12 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Greig Smith 14631 votes 61.4%

  • Occupation: Policeman/Councilmember's Deputy
  • Citizen of the Year, Granada Hills
  • LAPD Reserve Officer of the Year, Devonshire Division
  • North Valley Family YMCA, Chairman of the Board (2 times)
  • CIVICC, Member of Board (co-author Phase II report)
  • California Jaycees, Outstanding Jaycee in State
  • M.A. Public Administration, USC School of Policy, Planning and Development
  • Change the City's police deployment formulas that discriminate against the Valley
  • Have weekly neighborhood door-to-door walks to ensure City services are being delivered
  • Expand after school childcare programs such as the North Valley YMCA's to provide a safe place for children after school and keep them off streets
Julie Korenstein 9187 votes 38.6%
  • Occupation: Educator/Board Member
  • Served as an educator for 35 years, 16 as a board member
  • Established Valley Teacher Training Academy at CSUN--opening 2004
  • Established School Safety and Security Task Force to make LAUSD safer
  • Helped establish Kindergarten Intervention Program (KIP) for at-risk kids
  • Helped establish the five LAUSD Police Academies
  • Brought phonics back to the classroom--improving test scores citywide
  • I will fight to add 2,000 new police officers in the Valley
  • I will fight to stop the over-development of our rural areas
  • I will continue to fight to close the Sunshine Canyon Dump

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  Video of the Candidates from Channel 35 (Real Player format)

Julie Korenstein (4.9mb)

Greig Smith (3.7mb)
Official Information

Profile of Council District 12

Campaign Fundraising Data from the L.A. City Ethics Commission

On Thursday, April 24, UCLA hosted a candidate forum at Granada Hills High at 6:00 p.m.
Touchscreen Voting

Registered voters in this district may choose to vote EARLY using touchscreen equipment during the period from May 5 to May 16. Touchscreens will be located at City Hall and in 15 Public Libraries.

For detailed information including an on-line demonstration in flash format, see the website of the L.A. City Clerk Office - Election Division or phone 888/873-1000 (toll free)

'Live' Touchscreen demonstrations are also available:

May 5; 10a-2p; Panorama Mall, 8401 Van Nuys Bl, Panorama City

May 6; 11a-3p; L.A. Southwest College, 1600 W. Imperial Hwy, L.A. 90047

May 7; 10a-2p; L.A. Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Pl, Wilmington

May 7; 11a-3p; Von?s Market, 9860 National Bl, L.A. 90034

May 8; 10a-2p; L.A. Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Pl, Wilmington

May 8; 11a-3p; L.A. Trade-Tech College, 400 W. Washington Bl, L.A 90015

May 10; 11a-2:30p; Korean Sr Citizens Assn of SFV, 18531 Gresham St, Northridge

May 15; 10a-2:30p; The 28th Annual Greater East .LA. Sr Citizens Festival, Obregon Park, 4021 East 1st St, L.A. 90063
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