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Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
Assessor; County of Los Angeles Voter Information

A runoff may be held on 11/4/2014 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 Jun 25 1:20pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (4,870/4,870)

Runoff Election 11/4/2014

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jeffrey Prang Click here for more information about this candidate 116,475 votes 18.27%

  • Occupation: Special Assistant Assessor
  • Mayor/Councilmember, City of West Hollywood
  • Board Deputy, State Board of Equaliztion
  • Special Assistant, LA County Assessor Kenneth Hahn
  • Sr. Advisor, LA County Sheriff's Dept.
  • Deputy to LA Councilmember Ruth Galanter
  • Public Information Director, LA Animal Services
  • Restore public trust in the Office of Assessor
  • Upgrade and replace computer systems
  • Fairly and accurately assess property values and provide excellent service
John Morris Click here for more information about this candidate 105,657 votes 16.58%
  • Occupation: Head Deputy D.A.
  • 23-year violent gang and white collar crime Prosecutor
  • 14 years Supervisory and Administrative Experience
  • 4 years Real Estate Law Experience
  • Real Estate Licensed
  • Protect Proposition 13 to protect all taxpayers
  • Eliminate Fraud and Government Corruption at the Assessor's Office
  • Establish transparency and accountability to stop future fraud
John Y. Wong Click here for more information about this candidate 72,060 votes 11.30%
  • Occupation: Assessment Appeals Boardmember
  • L.A. County Assessment Appeals Board,Chairperson. 18 years, 5 years as chairman
  • Industrial/Commercial real estate broker. (40 years)
  • Small business owner.
  • California State University, Los Angeles.
  • Degree: BS Business Administration / Administrative Management.
  • BOD - Mational Association of Realtors
  • Reestablish Trust, integrity along with bringing transparency to the office.
  • To protect proposition. 13 and advocate against any changes proposition. 13
  • Establish new technologies that will bring the office into the 21st Century.
John "Lower Taxes" Loew 60,349 votes 9.47% Omar Haroon Click here for more information about this candidate 58,374 votes 9.16%
  • Occupation: Los Angeles County Deputy Assessor
  • Founder of Kenter Canyon Capital, LLC
  • Graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Restore integrity to the Assessor's Office
  • Create transparency for taxpayers from within the Assessor's Office
  • Be accountable for the actions and decisions made in the Assessor's Office
Frank Diaz, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 55,955 votes 8.78%
  • Occupation: Los Angeles County Deputy Assessor
  • Supervisor of Assessor's Section with $4 Billion roll
  • Has served as Assessor's Representative in front of the Assessment Appeals Board
  • Holds an Advanced Appraiser Certificate from the State Board of Equalization
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an option in Economics and Statistics from Cal State University Los Angeles
  • Employeed in the Assessor's Office Fourteen years.
  • I will accept no contributions, represent no special interest and serve all the people of Los Angeles County equally.
  • I will fight to have your homeowner's exemption increased from $7,000 to $35,000, which will lower your property tax bill.
  • I will fight to protect Proposition 13 from changes that would create more frequent reassessment.
Sandy Sun 49,198 votes 7.72% Yvonne Austin Click here for more information about this candidate 35,923 votes 5.64%
  • Occupation: Property Assessment Specialist
  • J.D. from the University of La Verne
  • B.S. in Public Administration
  • A.A. in Liberal Arts
  • I would respect & protect Proposition 13
  • I would uniformly apply property tax law
  • I would work with the Board of Supervisors to uphold the integrity of the assessment appeals process.
Krish Kumar Click here for more information about this candidate 27,943 votes 4.38%
  • Occupation: Los Angeles County Deputy Assessor
  • Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Riverside
  • Advance Appraiser Certificate from the California State Board of Equalization
  • Improving the inefficiencies within our current system
  • Streamline the assessment process
  • Strengthening a commitment to real public service.
Nestor "Rick" Valencia Click here for more information about this candidate 23,008 votes 3.61%
  • Occupation: Councilman/Business Administrator
  • Mayor - City of Bell
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Care Management
  • Integrity
  • Experience
  • True Reforms
Tracy Okida 22,714 votes 3.56%
  • Occupation: Appraiser
Brilliant Edward Manyere Click here for more information about this candidate 9,786 votes 1.54%
  • Occupation: LA Deputy Assessor with 28 years experience.
  • BS Business Administration, MA Business Education, MBA Finance, MS Advanced Management
  • Lifetime Member of the Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Los Angeles County Appraiser Specialist
  • CA State Board of Equalization Advanced Appraiser Certificate of Real Property Appraisal for Property Tax Purposes
  • Founder: Virtual Property Assessment Institute
  • Restore public trust working with honesty and integrity
  • Enforce and defend Proposition 13
  • Replace 1979 Mainframe and train staff in skills in order to operate efficiently

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