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Los Angeles County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Sheriff; County of Los Angeles Voter Information

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Results as of Jun 27 2:22pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (5,065/5,065)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Lee Baca 547,234 votes 66.77%

  • Occupation: Sheriff, Los Angeles County
Don Meredith Click here for more information about this candidate 83,003 votes 10.13%
  • Occupation: Police Lieutenant/Teacher
  • 34 year veteran, Glendale Police Department
  • Los Angeles County Probation Commissioner, appointed by Mike Antonovich
  • Professor, Criminal Justice, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut CA
  • Graduate of FBI National Academy for Law Enforcement Managers
  • University of Southern California, School of Engineering - Aviation Safety Program
  • University of Southern California, School of Public Administration - Delinquency Control Institute
  • End the Early Release Program
  • Recruit New Deputies
  • Balance the Department Budget
Ken Masse Click here for more information about this candidate 82,293 votes 10.04%
  • Occupation: Sheriff's Captain-Retired 2005
  • Captain - Court Services , 2000-2005
  • Lieutenant - Transit Services Bureau, 1998-2000
  • Lieutenant - Executive Aide to Chief Leroy Baca, 1995-1997
  • Lieutenant - Carson Station, 1990-1995
  • Lieutenant - Inmate Reception Center, 1989-1990
  • Sergeant - Lakewood Station, 1982-1989
  • Stop early release and ensure convicted criminals serve their time as sentenced by the courts
  • Manage the Sheriff's Department budget responsibly and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely, without seeking tax increases
  • Work with elected officials and community leaders as well as local, state and federal agencies to address the gang and drug problems in Los Angeles Co
Ray Leyva Click here for more information about this candidate 70,575 votes 8.61%
  • Occupation: Sheriff's Captain
  • Member of Calif. State Sheriff's Association
  • Member of Police Officer's Association
  • Chairman of the Board, Professional Peace Officer's FCU
  • President elect National - Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association
  • L.A.S.D. Officer for 25 years with prior Burbank P.D.
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University
  • Restore depleted Department personnel to budgeted strength - currently down 1400 deputy positions and growing
  • Restore Departments image and operational fairness to again attract deputy applicants
  • Focus on Mission and stop out of control spending - "Back to Basics".
Paul L. Jernigan, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 36,464 votes 4.45%
  • Occupation: Deputy Sheriff Sergeant
  • Associate Degree, Computer Science
  • Bachelors Degree, Law
  • 25 years in Law Enforcement
  • 5 years Patrol Deputy
  • 3 years Special Assignment/Training Deputy
  • 8 years Detective
  • "Back to the Basics"
  • Focusing on Jails, Patrol, Investigations, and Prevention.
  • Financial responsibility, Admin reform, & Hi-tech upgrades

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