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Los Angeles County, CA April 11, 2006 Election
Member, City Council; City of Long Beach; District 3 Voter Information

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Gary I. DeLong Click here for more information about this candidate 4,395 votes 42.8%

  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • MBA, University of Southern California
  • Board of Directors, Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Board of Directors, ChildNet Youth & Family Services
  • Board of Directors, Long Beach Public Library Foundation Advisory Board
  • Board of Governors, Long Beach City College Foundation
  • Chamber of Commerce, Government Affairs Council
  • Continue to Reduce Crime in the City of Long Beach
  • Invest in Infrastructure - Repair Streets, Sidewalks, Alleys & Curbs
  • Restore Library Funding
A Stephanie Loftin Click here for more information about this candidate 2,044 votes 19.9%
  • Occupation: CEO, Businesswoman, Attorney
  • President, CEO of Long Beach Law, Inc., APLC
  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, California Bar Assn, 1997
  • Long Beach Community Police Academy ,first graduating class
  • Chair of the Los Angeles County Alcohol Commission, appointed by Supervisor Don Knabe,
  • Implement and enforce air quality standards and pollution control for waterways
  • Explore safer options to proposed LNG Terminal
  • Find innovative solutions to keep out libraries open
Norm Ryan Click here for more information about this candidate 2,020 votes 19.6%
  • Occupation: Public Finance Advisor

    As a Taxpayer Advocate:
  • Led the initiative to reduce the utility user's tax by half
  • Co-authored the plan to finance the 9-1-1 center without cutting services or raising taxes
  • Stopped City Hall from imposing a Mello-Roos tax on your property

    As Long Beach's Director on the Water Replishment District:
  • Fulfilled his pledge to lower water rates, saving Long Beach over $1 million
  • Reformed the finances of "the worst public agency in California" - winning awards for budgeting and finance
  • Negotiated a water storage program to provide a safe water supply in the event of a drought
  • Public safety
  • Repairing streets, sidewalks, and eliminating standing water
  • Quality of life and our environment
Charlie Legeman Click here for more information about this candidate 1,036 votes 10.1%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Born and raised in Long Beach
  • B.A. CSULB
  • J.D. Western State
  • Isthmus Corporation, President
  • Appointed, Queensway Bay Advisory Committee
  • Appointed, Disney Advisory Committee
  • Put a stop to wasteful spending at City Hall and bring a common sense approach back to our budget.
  • Manage traffic and improve our parking
  • I am committed to not raising taxes AND putting more police officers on our streets.
Justin Rudd (withdrawn) 752 votes 7.3%

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The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County, an Inter-League Organization, and constituent Local Leagues as available in communities holding elections on April 11, 2006 has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Liquified Natural Gas, Airport Expansion, and Air Quality.

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