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Los Angeles County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 53 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 30 4:33pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (297/297)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Betsy Butler Click here for more information about this candidate 73,344 votes 50.3%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Non-Profit Organization Director
  • Worked for the Consumer Attorneys of California - Trial Lawyers
  • Board Member - Equality California fighting for Gay Rights
  • Fight to make the oil companies pay an oil severance tax--California is the only state that does not require oil companies to pay to drill for oil.
  • Support legislation to allow the state Department of Insurance to regulate and prohibit excessive health insurance premium hikes.
  • Fight to close the special interest corporate tax loopholes robbing our state of billions needed to fund our schools, health care and public safety.
Nathan M Mintz Click here for more information about this candidate 62,770 votes 43.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Systems Engineer
  • Bachelors and Masters in Materials Science Engineering from Stanford.
  • Four Patents Pending
  • Advocate for common sense reform in government
  • Lives in Redondo Beach with his wife Judith and their dog.
  • A lifelong California resident and the son of a commercial fisherman
  • Stop out of control government spending by changing the way Sacramento does business
  • Lower taxes and cut complicated regulation to bring jobs back to California.
  • Bring money back to local school districts by cutting red tape in Sacramento.
Lisa Ann Green Click here for more information about this candidate 6,526 votes 4.4%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Organic Product Creator
  • 20 yrs in corporate budgeting
  • holistic sustainability educator
  • skilled at bringing visionary changes to fruition
  • artist, public speaker and team player focus
  • community organizer
  • Raise taxes on corporations while preserving services for our people
  • Fully legalize marijuana, grow/manufacture industrial hemp
  • Create a State Bank to inject money into local banks and credit unions
Ethan Michael Musulin Click here for more information about this candidate 3,446 votes 2.3%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Referee
  • Substitute Campus Security Officer for Torrance Unified School District.
  • Former Community Services Officer for Hermosa Beach Police Department.
  • Former Torrance Police Explorer volunteer, earned Top Explorer Cadet honors for City of Torrance.
  • Former member of ProtestWarrior.
  • Appeared as a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" in 2004, winning $37,340 in cash and prizes.
  • Lifelong resident of Torrance, and plans to stay that way.
  • Solving the budget crisis through drastic reduction in spending and taxes.
  • Placing a freeze on all bonds and borrowing for the next 10 years.
  • Reducing the role of government in Californian's lives.

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