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Los Angeles County, CA March 8, 2011 Election
Council Member; City of West Hollywood Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jun 10 1:36pm

Official Results

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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John D'Amico Click here for more information about this candidate 2876 votes 17.4%

  • Occupation: University Project Manager
  • Master's Degree in Architecture and Urban Planning
  • former Chair, West Hollywood Planning Commission
  • Vice Chair, West Hollywood Human Services Commission
  • Member, West Hollywood Disabilities Advisory Board
  • CES representative to the Eastside PAC
  • Has done planning and outreach work with both APLA and Tierra Concepts
  • Preserve and Upgrade Existing Affordable Housing Stock in the City
  • Improve delivery and extent of Social Services in the City.
  • Ensure transparency in government and respect the wants and needs of the residents of West Hollywood.
Abbe Land Click here for more information about this candidate 2834 votes 17.1%
  • Occupation: Co-CEO of The Saban Free Clinic, City Councilmember
  • Longtime supporter of tenants rights and affordable housing
  • Involved with and dedicated to the City of West Hollywood even before the the successful Cityhood campaign
  • Advisory board member, Women Against Gun Violence, LA County Dept. of Health Services Women's Health Policy Council, AIDS Community Action Foundation
  • Longtime and staunch advocate for social justice and civil rights for all, with a special focus on women and the LGBT community
  • Healthcare & pro-choice advocate, support access to health care for all, HIV/AIDS services and programs, & the right to full reproductive health care
  • California Women Lead's 2010 Elected Official of the Year, also honored by NCJW, Hollywood and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce, NWPC, CSW & more
  • Protect and continue to develop affordable housing and social services for our residents
  • Identify and implement more transportation options -- through public transit options, as well as the work of the Bicycle Task Force I co-created
  • Completion of City's capitol projects, including building of our new library, park rennovations at both West Hollywood and Plummer Park
John Heilman Click here for more information about this candidate 2626 votes 15.9%
  • Occupation: Law School professor
  • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University
  • JD, University of Southern California
  • Mayor of West Hollywood: 1985, 1990, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2006, and 2011
  • Elected to West Hollywood's first-ever City Council
  • Founded the City's Russian Advisory Board
  • Helped author the City's non-discrimination ordinance--one of the first of its kind
  • Preserving West Hollywood's unique, diverse community
  • Protecting affordable housing
  • Sound fiscal management that enables a commitment to strong social services
Steve Martin 2320 votes 14.0% Lindsey Horvath Click here for more information about this candidate 2124 votes 12.8%
  • Occupation: West Hollywood Councilmember
  • Entertainment Advertising Executive
  • Chair, Women's Advisory Board, City of West Hollywood
  • LACDP 2011 Woman Democrat of the Year, 42nd Assembly District
  • LACYD 2010 Young Democrat of the Year
  • President Emeritus, National Organization for Women, Hollywood Chapter
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame - Cum Laude, Political Science & Gender Studies
  • Protecting Affordable Housing
  • Supporting Social Services
  • Building a Sustainable Community
Scott Schmidt Click here for more information about this candidate 1447 votes 8.7%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Community Organizer
  • Member, West Hollywood Transportation Commission
  • President, RSC Partners Inc.
  • Pollie Award Winner, Best Use of Web Video in State Ballot Campaign, Republicans Against 8
  • Sponsor, Local Agency Special Tax and Bond Accountability Act of 2000 (SB 165 - Alarcon and Villaraigosa)
  • Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University (1995)
  • Masters of Science in International Public Administration, University of Southern California (1996)
  • Get West Hollywood moving again by synchronizing our traffic lights and providing more parking
  • Reduce City's dependence on parking tickets and development to balance the budget
  • Prioritize social services and public safety before city hall salaries and pension benefits
Mito Aviles Click here for more information about this candidate 1057 votes 6.4%
  • Occupation: Businessman/ Entrepreneur
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science/ International Affairs
  • Fought for workers' rights, renters' rights, and veteran affairs with Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis, the current U.S. Secretary of Labor
  • Worked with Labor Unions, including SIEU 399 and AFL-CIO
  • Worked on campaigns for several prominent figures in the Labor Movement, including former Northeast Los Angeles City Councilor Victor Griego
  • Owner of a small business that operates in West Hollywood
  • Renter in the East Side of West Hollywood
  • Government reform: increasing transparency, accountability, and public participation, decreasing government salaries, and instituting term limits
  • Reevaluating the General Plan: making the General plan reflect the interests of WeHo home owners, renters, and businesses
  • Reduce Traffic and Parking problems: ensure sufficient parking structures, synchronize lights, and increase ease and conenience of public transit
Lucas John Click here for more information about this candidate 559 votes 3.4% Priorities:
  • DEMOCRACY: bring real democracy back to West Hollywood and end corruption in city government. Lucas supports terms limits & actual elections
  • SMART GROWTH: promote smart growth policies to prevent the further suburbanization of our city. More like San Francisco, less like Calabasas
  • REDEVELOPMENT that actually redevelops. Standards for building facades, parks, civic spaces, PARKING, a free clinic, youth programs
Mark Gonzaga Click here for more information about this candidate 550 votes 3.3%
  • Occupation: Author/Film & TV
  • Tenant Rights Advocate
  • Home Owner Rights Advocate
  • Animal Welfare Campaigner
  • Tenant Rights Advocate
  • Home Owners Advocate
Martin Topp 158 votes 1.0%
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