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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2013 Election
Member of the Board of Trustees; Los Angeles Community College District; Office 6 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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David Vela Click here for more information about this candidate 117,623 votes 35.9%

  • Occupation: School Board Member
  • Masters in Public Policy -Pepperdine University
  • Bachelor's of Science Anthropology, UCLA
  • YMCA Board Member
  • LA County Trustees Association Director
  • CSBA Former Delegate
  • Improve access to courses offered by LA Community Colleges
  • Create a 21st Century learning environment for our students
  • Stop wasteful spending by fine combing annual budget
Nancy Pearlman Click here for more information about this candidate 93,437 votes 28.5%
  • Occupation: Community College Trustee
  • Executive Director (for Educational Communications)
  • Cultural Anthropologist
  • Environmentalist
  • Educator (Community College Instructor)
  • Environmental Documentarian
  • Radio Host & Broadcaster
  • Improve student success in transfers and credential completion
  • Continue green building programs & make campuses ecological
  • Maintain fiscal accountability
Tom Oliver Click here for more information about this candidate 90,106 votes 27.5%
  • Occupation: Retired College President
  • Past President, Pierce College & Los Angeles Mission College
  • Vice President Academic Affairs, Pierce College & Los Angeles Mission College
  • Board Chairman, Ivy Academia K + 12 Charter School
  • Doctorate of Education in Institutional Management, Pepperdine University
  • Dean of Vocational Education & Workforce Development, Los Angeles Valley College
  • Recipient, Justice Armand Arabian Leaders in Public Service Award
  • Empower students with the resources needed to attain educational goals
  • Promote high tech job training and meet local workforce needs
  • Develop strategic plan to address fiscal uncertainty for Los Angeles community colleges
Michael "Mike" Aldapa 26,891 votes 8.2%
  • Occupation: Community Organizer

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The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 4 questions on Most Important Issue, Transfer Preparation vs. Workforce Training, Management/Budget Experience, and AB 2572.

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Nancy Pearlman
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