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Los Angeles County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 53 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $113,098

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Results as of Nov 14 5:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (303/303)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Ted W. Lieu Click here for more information about this candidate 72,024 votes 58.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Assemblymember/Military Officer
  • Education
  • The Environment
  • Public Safety
Mary Jo "MJ" Ford, M.D. Click here for more information about this candidate 45,422 votes 36.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Physician/Businessowner/Mother
  • Party: Republican
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago
  • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, New York
  • Owner, Phoenix Pain Medicine
  • Contributor, Nature Conservancy
  • Member, Manhattan Beach Educational Foundation
  • Properly secure our borders
  • Clean Beach, Clean Water
  • Ensure access to quality healthcare
Peter Luke Thottam, Esq. Click here for more information about this candidate 2,887 votes 2.4%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Yale University - B.A.
  • U.C. Berkeley - JD from Boalt Hall
  • U.C. Los Angeles - MBA from UCLA Anderson
  • Activist - Progressive Democrats, Sierra Club, ICUJP
  • Activist - Antiwar movement
  • Ocean Park Community Center Volunteer
  • 53rd Distrcit - Create greater job growth with better salaries for jobs in the 53rd District (e.g., via greater high end service jobs)
  • Continue Antiwar Efforts to Bring US Troops home - dedicated to organizing marches, teach-ins & political lobbying efforts in L.A., Sacramento & D.C.
  • Universal Health Care - Continue work to support Shiela Kuehl's universal health care plan initiative
Karl Abrams 2,787 votes 2.2%
  • Party: Peace and Freedom
  • Occupation: College Professor

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