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Los Angeles County, CA March 8, 2005 Election
City Treasurer; City of Manhattan Beach Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 1)

Election results -- manually collected from individual City Clerks' offices -- are official unless noted above. Unofficial results will be updated as available.
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Tim Lilligren 2,094 votes 32.1%

Linda Wilson Click here for more information about this candidate 1,652 votes 25.3%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Presently Mayor of Manhattan Beach
  • 8 years on the Manhattan Beach City Council
  • Past President of the MB Chamber of Commerce
  • Treasurer of PTAs
  • Treasurer of MB Community Church 15 years
  • Continue the over sight of the new safety building budget
  • Provide independent over sight to the city's investments and budget
  • Provide continuity and be a financial resource to the new Council
Dan Stern, Ph.D. Click here for more information about this candidate 1,424 votes 21.8%
  • Occupation: Retired, Fortune 500 Co. Executive
  • Manhattan Beach Councilmember/Mayor ('90-'94)
  • Cornell University Ph.D.
  • Started, ran and sold a multimillion dollar company
  • V.P. and officer of a multibillion dollar Fortune 500 company
  • Manage an investment portfolio with hundreds of Bonds (and Equities, but Bonds are the only permissible investment vehicle for the city)
  • Independent! I will accept no contributions and answer only to the community
  • Effectively and openly monitor disbursement of funds
  • Rebuild City Reserves (investment portfolio) and avoid School District debacle
  • Complete the Police/Fire facility this year at under the $40 million budget
Rick Eugene Norris Click here for more information about this candidate 1,360 votes 20.8%
  • Occupation: CPA
  • UCLA Bachelor's degree in Political Science
  • JD from Southwestern Law School
  • Founder of Rick E Norris, JD, CPA Business and Consulting Associates
  • Partner of Decision Point Solutions, LLC
  • Treasurer of Mira Costa Drama Boosters, Inc.
  • Manhattan Beach resident for over 16 years
  • I will stand with you, the residents of the City as your elected watchdog over city financial affairs.
  • I will reinvigorate the office by taking an active role in the city financial affairs including budgeting and planning.
  • I will maintain a fiscally conservative outlook in investing city funds, and balance financial return with security.

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  Candidate Forums

Thursday February 17, 7-8:30pm; 8:30-9pm
City Council candidates broadcast live on Adelphia Cable, followed by a pre-taped City Treasurer Candidate Forum from 8:30-9pm; both forums to be shown on several subsequent dates before the election; co-sponsors: Manhattan Beach Residents Association & Adelphia Cable; submit questions to

Tuesday, February 22, 7-9pm
Mira Costa High School Cafeteria; conducted by LWV Beach Cities; candidates for treasurer will speak first, followed by candidates for city council
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