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Los Angeles County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Cynthia Toussaint

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 42; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Nonprofit Organization Director
  • Founder & Spokesperson, For Grace (, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring the ethical and equal treatment of all women in pain
  • Ballerina before becoming ill with the chronic pain disease, RSD, 23 years ago
  • BA Dance, University of California Irvine
  • Championed two CA Senate Informational Hearings about chronic pain issues
  • Delivered CA RSD Education Bill to Gov. Schwarzenegger's Desk Year One in 2005
  • Award of Excellence, Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Universal Health Care
  • Chronic Pain Awareness & Education
  • Accessibility and Integration of People With Disabilities
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Key Endorsements
  • Jim Alger, President, Northridge West Neighborhood Council
  • Morgan Grether, PhD, Educator, University of Southern California
  • Betty Ferrell, PhD FAAN, Research Scientist, City of Hope Medical Center
Position Papers
Why I Care...
I've chosen "Health with dignity--let's care for people" as the words to define my campaign
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