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Los Angeles County, CA April 10, 2012 Election
Member, City Council; City of Culver City Voter Information

Culver City has three four-year City Council terms and one two-year term up for election. All seats are filled on an at-large basis, with the top three vote-getters receiving the four-year terms and the fourth-place vote-getter receiving the two-year term, which was made available by the December 2011 retirement of Councilmember D. Scott Malsin

Results as of Apr 30 6:54pm

Unofficial 2012 Results (as of 4/10/12 10:09 pm)

Candidates (Vote for 4)

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Andrew N. "Andy" Weissman Click here for more information about this candidate 2630 votes 20.6%

  • Responsible Development and Economic Growth
  • Regional Cooperation on Environment and Quality of Life Issues
  • Community Wide Discussions re: City Priorities
Meghan Sahli-Wells Click here for more information about this candidate 2491 votes 19.5%
  • Occupation: Community Organizer
  • Chair & CEO, Culver City Downtown Neighborhood Association
  • First Vice-President, Culver City Democratic Club
  • Secretary, Linwood E. Howe School Site Council
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Redevelopment
  • Member, Green Space Advisory Committee
  • Co-founder, Culver City Bicycle Coalition
  • Fiscal Responsibility: Will work to improve government efficiency and maximize use of funds and resources.
  • Strong City Services: Will preserve resources for needed services such as Fire and Police, Animal Control, and Youth, Teen and Senior services.
  • Sustainable City: Will continue efforts for environmental education and resource conservation in Culver City.
Micheál "Mehaul" O'Leary Click here for more information about this candidate 2439 votes 19.1%
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Business Owner
  • Culver City Mayor and former Vice Mayor
  • Former Culver City Redevelopment Agency Chair
  • Board Member, Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission
  • Board Member, Los Angeles Division of the League of California Cities
  • Board Member, Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority
  • Board Member, Independent Cities Association
  • Continuing Economic Development
  • Strengthening Public Safety
  • Maintaining a Balanced Budget
Jim B. Clarke Click here for more information about this candidate 2348 votes 18.4%
  • Occupation: Director, Mayor's Office of Grants, City of Los Angeles
  • Former Chief of Staff, Congresswoman Diane E. Watson
  • Former executive recruiter for the world's largest search firm, Korn/Ferry International
  • Former Executive Director, two local non-profit organizations
  • Master of Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach
  • 23 years on active and reserve Coast Guard duty, retiring as a Commander
  • Restore Culver City to sound financial ground, despite cutbacks from Sacramento and Washington
  • Preserve our communities and neighborhoods
  • Protect City services and promote Culver City as a hub for new business, such as new digital technologies
D. Scott Malsin Click here for more information about this candidate 2013 votes 15.8% Priorities:
  • Ensure Culver City's long-term financial sustainability
  • Maintain excellent balance between vibrant businesses and family community
  • Protect our quality services, address deferred maintenance of streets, sidewalks, parks
Stephen Murray Click here for more information about this candidate 841 votes 6.6%
  • Occupation: Sustainability Consultant/Businessman
  • Co-owner of Culver City's only Home Performance Contracting firm.
  • Post graduate degrees/certificates in Business, Project Management & Engineering.
  • BS/BA in MIS & Cognitive Science, summa cum laude.
  • Former college teacher.
  • Guide Culver City towards achieving world-class Sustainability.
  • Balance costs against revenue and implement best practices to increase City efficiency.
  • Increase our quality-of-life while sustaining our small-town feel.

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City of Culver City
Candidate Interviews

Culver City Chamber of Commerce (Video)

Culver City Patch:
LWV Candidate Forum

Wednesday, March 21, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
(video coverage begins at 7:00)
Mike Balkman Council Chambers, Culver City City Hall
conducted by:
Culver City Unit, League of Women Voters of Los Angeles
video (live & streamed):
Culver City Channel 35
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