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Los Angeles County, CA April 8, 2008 Election
Member, City Council; City of El Segundo Voter Information

Results as of Apr 13 1:22am
6446 Votes Cast
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Eric K. Busch Click here for more information about this candidate 1467 votes 22.8%

  • Occupation: Environmental Engineer/Councilmember
  • Mayor Pro Tem, City of El Segundo
  • El Segundo Business Recruitment Task Force
  • South Bay Cities Council of Governments Representative
  • Reach Out Against Drugs commttee member
Carl Jacobson Click here for more information about this candidate 1456 votes 22.6%
  • Occupation: Director Information Technology for Glentek in El Segundo
  • Served on City Council 1984 - 1996, Mayor 1988 - 1996 (Did not seek re-election in 1996)
  • 2007 El Segundo Citizen of the Year
  • El Segundo Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Committee Chair & member
  • Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • El Segundo Unified School District "C" & "E" Bond Executive Committees
  • Planning Commission 1982 - 1983
  • For the past 30 years, I have worked to prevent negative impacts upon El Segundo from LAX and I will continue to.
  • Our schools are not part of city government, but they are an important part of our community. I helped draft the joint use agreements in prior years.
  • It is crucial that the city be prudent in the financial realm. Other priorities include Disaster Preparedness & Public Safety
Don Brann Click here for more information about this candidate 974 votes 15.1%
  • Occupation: School District Superintendent
  • El Segundo Capital Improvement Commission
  • El Segundo LAXMAC - former committee Chair
  • El Segundo Cable TV Committee Member
  • El Segundo Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • El Segundo Chamber of Commerce former Tresurer
  • Chamber of Commerce Public Service Award, 2008
  • Explore the feasibility of a private assisted living center
  • Develope a city policy on local filming that is supportive of residents, downtown business and our schools.
  • Continue to represent the needs of our city in dealing with LAX
David S. Burns Click here for more information about this candidate 951 votes 14.8%
  • Occupation: Emergency Manager - UCLA (25-Year Public Safety Official)
  • Director - El Segundo Super Saturday CPR Annual Event (1999-2006), Volunteer 2007
  • Director & Lead Program Instructor, El Segundo FD CERT (Community Emergency Response Team, 2000-2006), current volunteer
  • Chairman - El Segundo Business & Industry Preparedness Committee (1999-2006)
  • Board of Director's, California Emergency Services Association (CESA), Southern Chapter (2000 to 2007)
  • 1st Vice-Chair, Universities & College Committee (International Association of Emergency Managers - IAEM)
  • FEMA Best Practice Award - 2003
  • LAX Runway Safety & Constraining Growth - ensuring LAX/LA City officials honor their commitment to north runway safety and limit growth
  • Solve the parking problems, work & partner with our businesses, and promote better, progressive communication
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility, balanced budgets, w/o raiding reserves, maintaining our "Mayberry" look and feel.
Cindee L Topar Click here for more information about this candidate 887 votes 13.8%
  • Occupation: Flight Attendant
  • Parks and Recreation commissioner
  • PTA nominating chair
  • Guide Dog Puppy Raiser for 12 years
  • AYSO past board member
  • Tree Musketeers volunteer
  • Super CPR Saturday voluteer
  • Public Safety
  • No LAX Expansion
  • Listening to community input
John Dragone, Jr. 608 votes 9.4%
Philip Georgious Click here for more information about this candidate 103 votes 1.6%
  • Occupation: Court Videographer/ Self Employed
  • Member: El Segundo Community Cable Advisory Commission
  • Greek Heritage Society of Southern California, Executive Board Member
  • Nassau County Auxilliary Police, Patrol Officer, Ret.
  • To find ways to eliminate financial waste in our city government.
  • To monitor our air quality and to find and implement ways business can pollute less in our city.
  • To continue efforts on LAX to maintain safety and proper growth.

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  Official Information

City of El Segundo
Local Facts

City Profile
Candidate Forum

date: Wednesday March 12, 2008
time: 6:00-8:00 pm
place: Hacienda Hotel,
525 N Sepulveda Bl, El Segundo 90245
conducted by: LWV Beach Cities
co-sponsor: El Segundo Chamber of Commerce
TV coverage: El Segundo Community Cable (Time Warner Cable channels 3 & 22)
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