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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2013 Election
Council Member; City of Los Angeles; District 9 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

A runoff may be held on 5/21/2013 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.

Results as of Apr 12 4:19pm

Runoff Election 5/21/2013

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Curren D. Price, Jr. 3,117 votes 26.8%

  • Occupation: State Senator/Professor
Ana Cubas Click here for more information about this candidate 2,843 votes 24.5%
  • Occupation: Candidate
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A, Highest Honors in Sociology, May 1993
  • Princeton University, Master's Degree in Public Affairs/Urban and Regional Planning (MPA-URP), June 1996
  • Chief of Staff for Councilmember Josť Huizar (2009-2012)
  • Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission 2002-2005 (appointed by Mayor Jim Hahn)
  • Los Angeles City Information Technology Commission (2005-2009) appointed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
  • cubasforcouncil@gmail.com
Priorities:
  • Reform the Budget
  • Improve our transportation and city infrastructure, such as streets, sidewalks, and parks
  • Jobs and economic development, including investment in urban areas
Mike Davis 1,785 votes 15.4%
  • Occupation: California State Assemblyman
Terry Hara Click here for more information about this candidate 1,337 votes 11.5%
  • Occupation: Deputy Police Chief
  • B.A., National University
  • Graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police Program from the Police Executive Research Forum at Boston University
  • Oustanding Achievement Award in Law Enforcement by the Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives
  • Spirit of Los Angeles Award
  • Local Heroes Award by KCET and Union Bank
  • info@terryharaforcouncil.com
Priorities:
  • Public safety is my top priority. I have experience promoting public safety and understand how crime negatively impacts residents and businesses.
  • I will focus on efficient operations of city departments by getting the budget back in order and ensuring efficient delivery of services.
  • Business development will be a key focus. I will hire a Business Development Liaison Deputy to seek out businesses and job opportunities for CD9.
David Anthony Roberts Click here for more information about this candidate 1,151 votes 9.9%
  • Occupation: Community Development Advocate
  • Associate Director for Local Government Relations at USC (2009-2012)
  • Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commissioner (2011-2012)
  • Economic Development Deputy for 8th District Councilmembers Mark Ridley-Thomas and Bernard C. Parks (1998-2009)
  • BA in Political Science with a Minor in Business Administration, UCLA
  • davidrobertsforcouncil@gmail.com
Priorities:
  • Job Creation and Economic Development
  • Investing in our Youth
  • Re-building our Public Infrastructure
Ronald "Ron" Gochez Click here for more information about this candidate 995 votes 8.6%
  • Occupation: Social Justice High School History Teacher
  • B.A. San Diego State University, 2004
  • Masters, Education, UCLA, 2006
  • Currently teaching African-American Studies @ Maya Angelou High School
  • Vice President, South Central Neighborhood Council
  • Founder, Southern CA Immigration Coalition
  • Founder, Association of Raza Educators, Los Angeles
  • info@rongochez.org
Priorities:
  • Job creation/Fight against poverty
  • Infrastructure repair (Potholes, broken sidewalks, empty lots, graffiti)
  • Police abuse, racial profiling
Manuel "Manny" Aldana Click here for more information about this candidate 381 votes 3.3%
  • Occupation: School Council Boardmember
  • Annual Member, Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Association, Inc.
  • Member, Los Angeles Trade Tech College Alumni Association
  • Shop Steward, International Brotherhood Of Teamsters Local 396
  • Chairperson, LAUSD Local District 5 Compensatory Education Advisory Committee
  • Member, No On Measure B Committee
  • Board Member, South Central Neighborhood Council
  • mannyaldana@hotmail.com
Priorities:
  • Job Creation
  • Public Services
  • Honest Government

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Official Information

City of Los Angeles
Candidate Videos from
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Terry Hara
Curren D Price, Jr
Ana Cubas
Mike Davis
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