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Los Angeles County, CA November 5, 2013 Election
Governing Board Member; Torrance Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 19 1:58pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (33/33)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Martha Deutsch Click here for more information about this candidate 5,657 votes 27.43%

  • Occupation: Appointed Governing Boardmember, Torrance USD
  • Board Member, Torrance Education Foundation
  • Member, ExxonMobil Community Advisory Panel
  • Director of Leadership, 33rd District, California PTA
  • Past President, Torrance Council of PTAs
  • Three-time recipient, PTA Honorary Service Award
  • Ensuring School Safety
  • Providing State-of-the-Art Technology for Students and Teachers
  • Maintaining Small Classroom Sizes
Mark Steffen Click here for more information about this candidate 5,554 votes 26.93%
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Father of two boys
  • Member of the Torrance Unified School Board
  • Teacher with 32 years experience in South Bay public schools.
  • Restore cuts made to the classroom and district as a whole during the financial crisis.
  • Create a method to ensure that TUSD can keep up with the needs of today's technology.
  • Provide training and support for staff so that TUSD is ready for the demands of the new Common Core standards.
Michael Patrick Wermers Click here for more information about this candidate 4,886 votes 23.69%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Parent of three young daughters in Torrance Schools
  • Current Member of the Torrance School Board
  • Member of Torrance Education Foundation Board of Directors
  • Member of Torrance Chamber of Commerce
  • Honorary Service Award Recipient from Torrance Council of PTAs
  • On Committee that wrote the city of Torrance's Strategic General Plan
  • Quality of Education
  • Oversight of Propositons Y & Z Funds
  • Experienced Leadership
John Paul Tabakian Click here for more information about this candidate 4,524 votes 21.94%
  • Occupation: Educator/Academic Consultant
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
  • Masters of Political Science (MA)
  • Business Owner: Tabakian, Inc.
  • College Professor
  • Higher Education Consultant
  • Career Pathway Speaker
  • Guarantee School Safety!
  • Promote Student Success!
  • Advance Teacher/Staff Benefits!

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6:30 PM -- 8:45 PM
Torrance Airport Meeting Room, 3301 Airport Dr
conducted by: LWV Torrance Area
6:30 PM + 7:30 PM: El Camino College Area 5 (3 Candidates -- 1 to be elected)
7:45 PM + 8:45 PM: Torrance Unified School District (4 Candidates -- 3 to be elected)
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