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Los Angeles County, CA March 3, 2009 Election
City Attorney; City of Los Angeles Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jun 15 10:27am

Runoff Election 5/19/2009

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jack Weiss Click here for more information about this candidate 95,905 votes 36.2%

  • Occupation: Attorney/City Councilmember
  • Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs with honors, B.A
  • UCLA Law School, Editor-in-Chief of the law review, J.D.
  • Clerk for United States District Judge
  • United States Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, Federal Prosecutor
  • Elected in 2001 to Los Angeles City Council to represent the 5th District.
  • Re-elected to the LA City Council in 2005
  • Keep Los Angeles citizens safe by fighting crime.
  • Will fight to keep the public safe from gangs and guns.
  • Will fight to continue to clear the backlog of rape kits in Los Angeles.
Carmen "Nuch" Trutanich Click here for more information about this candidate 72,612 votes 27.4%
  • Occupation: Environmental Attorney
  • USC - Undergraduate in Business Administration
  • USC - Masters Degree in Business Administration
  • Life Credential to teach college in California
  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • One of the top ten in the field of environmental law
  • California Super Lawyers named Trutanich one of the top attorneys in Southern California, four consecutive years in a row.
  • Implement a comprehensive plan to combat gang violence.
  • Create a Bureau of Investigation designed to assist the deputies in successfully investigating and prosecuting cases.
  • Cut Office spending
Michael Richard Amerian Click here for more information about this candidate 45,737 votes 17.3%
  • Occupation: Deputy City Attorney
  • Gang Prosecutor
  • Began Career in Public Service Nearly 20 Years Ago
  • Responsible Businessman
  • JD - USC Law School
  • BS, Foreign Service - Georgetown Univ.
  • Reduce crime by working more closely with communities.
  • Be an independent voice at City Hall so we can trust that our government works fairly for all.
  • Aggressively enforce consumer protection laws so consumers and businesses can trust that everyone is operating on a level playing field.
David Berger Click here for more information about this candidate 36,905 votes 13.9%
  • Occupation: Criminal Prosecutor
  • Deputy District Attorney Los Angeles County
  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles, JD
  • University of London, Holborn College of Law, LLB
  • Rooting out political corruption that denies ordinary people fair representation
  • Being a strong independent challenge to illegal billboards and unwanted overdevelopment
  • Reducing gang related crime by laws, education, and effective programs to keep kids out of gangs
Noel Weiss Click here for more information about this candidate 13,445 votes 5.1%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Policy Advocate
  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles, JD
  • UC Berkeley BBA + Phi Beta Kappa
  • Transparency and openness in government - Build communication with local communities to solve problems as never before
  • Be a check on the exercise of power by the Mayor and the City Council - Further empower Neighborhood Councils
  • Make our governance system work better for the people - Renew and strengthen the SOCIAL CONTRACT between the government and the people

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