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Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Supervisor; County of Los Angeles; District 2 Voter Information

Salary: $178,789

Results as of Jun 25 2:10pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (831/831)

Runoff Election 11/4/2008

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mark Ridley-Thomas Click here for more information about this candidate 68,192 votes 45.63%

  • Occupation: State Senator
  • Elected and civic leader for over 30 years
  • Former Los Angeles City Councilmember
  • Voting Rights Leader
  • Teacher
  • Creatign Access to Quality Healthcare
  • Job Creation / Revive the local economy
  • Reducing Crime
Bernard C. Parks Click here for more information about this candidate 59,069 votes 39.53%
  • Occupation: Los Angeles City Councilmember
  • Former Cheif of Police of the LAPD
  • Member ofo the Los Angeles City Council
  • More than 40 years of public service
  • Health Care
  • Public Safety
  • Education
Antonio Alvarez Click here for more information about this candidate 5,733 votes 3.84%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Agent
Martin Luther King Aubrey Click here for more information about this candidate 4,803 votes 3.21%
  • Occupation: Structural Painter/Glazer/Drywaller
  • 11 1/2 years of State Service with the Dept. of Mental Health
  • Trained in Community Outreach with the LAPD
  • 25 years of volunteer service with youth sports and activities
  • Worked with general & sub-contractors for over 10 years
  • Drum major for justice for all people
  • A Safer Los Angeles County
  • Livable Neighborhoods/Recovery centers for the mentally ill and the homeless
  • Fighting for union workers rights with livable wages
Thomas Neusom Click here for more information about this candidate 3,519 votes 2.35%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • USC Law School, J.D.
  • UCLA Political Science Degree
  • Federal Communications Commission Intern, Mass Media Bureau Policy and Rules Division
  • County of Los Angeles Employee
  • Inner City Law Center Volunteer - Homeless Advocate
  • Community Activist
  • Education of Youth and Adults
  • Economic Development and Prosperity
  • Public Transportation Improvements
Delaney "Doc" Smith, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 2,748 votes 1.84%
  • Occupation: Physician/Pharmacist/Educator
  • BS Pharmacy Xavier Univ. New Orleans La
  • Doctorate Pharmacy Univ. of Southern Calif.
  • Doctorate Medicine Loyola Univ. Chicago Ill
  • Internship Internal Medicine USC LA County Med.
  • Residency Emergency Medicine USC LA County Med.
  • American Board of Forensic Medicine
  • Healthcare Delivery System is Broken
  • Educational System is Crippled due to Financial Cutbacks
  • Government Waste - Reform needed- Foster care; Prison sentencing
Morris Griffin Click here for more information about this candidate 2,274 votes 1.52%
  • Occupation: Maintenance Technician
  • 16 years protecting & serving our communities
  • policy writer of 5 ballot measures to enrich our lives
  • Restore Martin Luther King Hospital and the Trauma Center
  • Tax the oil companies that pull oil from L.A. County
  • L.A. County Ethnic Lotto
Drew "Doc" Fenton 2,117 votes 1.42%
  • Occupation: Medical Doctor
Florian "Dr Thompson" Thompson 987 votes 0.66%
  • Occupation: Dental Medicine

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Official Information

L.A. County Board of Supervisors

2nd District Map
Nonpartisan Information

About County Government (from the League of Women Voters Guide to Government)
Candidate Forums

date: Saturday May 3, 2008
time: 12:30-3:30 pm
location: Beethoven Elementary School
Auditorium, 3711 Beethoven St., L.A. 90066
moderator: Kitty Felde, KPCC/NPR
co-sponsors: UCLA & West L.A.
Democratic Club
more info

date: Saturday April 26, 2008
time: 12-3:30 pm
place: Claudia Hampton Auditorium
James L. Welch Hall
Cal State University Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria St, Carson
conducted by: California African American Political and Economic Institute
more info: 310-243-2176;
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