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Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Councilmember; City of Santa Monica Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 2:53pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (66/66)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Bobby Shriver Click here for more information about this candidate 23,260 votes 16.47%

  • Occupation: State Parks Commissioner
  • Resident of Santa Monica for 17 years
  • Chairperson, California Parks and Recreation Commission (appointed by former Governor Gray Davis)
  • Newspaper reporter, attorney, investments manager, organizer/financer/manager of nonprofit charitable organizations
  • Reduce the number of people living on our streets
  • Get traffic moving
  • Support our local public schools
Richard Bloom 16,710 votes 11.84% Herb Katz 14,475 votes 10.25% Ken Genser 13,408 votes 9.50% Patricia Hoffman Click here for more information about this candidate 12,584 votes 8.91%
  • Occupation: Director, Non-Profit Organizations
  • President, Santa Monica Malibu Board of Education
  • Vice-president, Bayside District Corporation Board
  • Co-chair, Financial Oversight Committee SMMUSD
  • Small Business owner with husband, Gene L. Oppenheim, M.D.
  • Communitas Award 2004 for Commitment and Service to the Community of Santa Monica
  • Commissioner and Registrar AYSO Reigion 20
  • Guarantee resident participation in new Land Use and Circulation Element of General Plan
  • Find solutions to get homeless people off of the streets and into housing
  • Preserve and protect livability in Santa Monica; schools, libraries, openspace and parks, public safety, clean air and water
Matt Dinolfo, MD Click here for more information about this candidate 11,774 votes 8.34%
  • Occupation: Physician/University Teacher
  • Doctor of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Chairman, UCLA Community Practice Network
  • Member, Finance Committee, UCLA Healthcare
  • Former Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine, Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital
  • Member, Santa Monica Measure S Taskforce 2002/2003
  • Member, Community for Excellent Public Schools (CEPS)
  • Find solutions to the problems of homelessness and vagrancy.
  • Redirect city funding priorities to support public heath, public safety, and public education.
  • Establish Council leadership that is accountable, outcome-driven, and focuses on improving quality of life for residents and business-owners.
Maria Loya 11,460 votes 8.12% Kathryn J. Morea Click here for more information about this candidate 9,682 votes 6.86%
  • Occupation: Database Analyst
  • Member, SAMO Parking & Transportation Task Force
  • 9th & Michigan Neighborhood Chair
  • Vice President CMS Users Group, Inc.
  • Help the homeless/reduce vagrant population in Santa Monica
  • Get traffic moving
  • Solve parking problems
Michael Feinstein Click here for more information about this candidate 8,023 votes 5.68%
  • Occupation: City Councilmember/Author
  • more parks, open space and recreational facilities
  • environmental health and sustainability
  • smart land use and public transporation/control inappropriate development
David Cole 4,182 votes 2.96% Leticia Maria Anderson 3,380 votes 2.39% Bill Bauer Click here for more information about this candidate 3,364 votes 2.38%
  • Occupation: Advertising Copy Writer
  • Reduce the number of transients on our streets.
  • Stop "traffic calming" and gt traffic moving again.
  • Find solutions to parking problems.
Lorene "Leah" Mendelsohn 3,270 votes 2.32% Tom Viscount 2,794 votes 1.98% Jonathan Louis "Jon" (Stevens) Mann Click here for more information about this candidate 1,798 votes 1.27%
  • Occupation: Flight Attendant
  • B.A. Sociology
  • Certified Parole Agent - CYA
  • Deputy Probation Officer - LA Co.
  • Teacher
  • Mediator
  • Internet Activist
  • Implement Electronic Democracy
  • Accountability for elected officials
  • Virtual Town Hall meetings
Linda Armstrong 1,027 votes 0.73%
  • Occupation: Data Entry Operator

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City of Santa Monica
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Public is encouraged to submit questions in advance
Send questions in writing to: LWVSM, P.O. Box 1265, Santa Monica CA 90406. Email:; fax: 310-399-1224

October 14, 7:30pm. Co-sponsors: St. Anne's Catholic Church; LULAC (Council 2010). With simultaneous English/Spanish translation
St. Anne's Catholic Church, 2017 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica

October 19 (Co-sponsors, Center for Governmental Studies in partnership with CityTV of Santa Monica)
Council Candidates Live (Live broadcast on CityTV of Santa Monica), City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1685 Main St.
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