This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV League of Women Voters of California Education Fund If you appreciate our service to voters, please consider helping us with a donation.
Smart Voter logo
Los Angeles County, CA June 8, 2010 Election
Councilmember; City of Torrance Voter Information

Results as of Jul 2 1:59pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (91/91)
Candidates (Vote for 3)

Candidates: to post info on this page, send an e-mail to and INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUMBER.
Click on highlighted name for additional information supplied by candidate. Contact non-highlighted candidates and encourage them to provide information for voters.

Bill Sutherland Click here for more information about this candidate 14,212 votes 29.34%

  • Occupation: Councilman/Independent Businessman
  • Public Safety Committee
  • Finance and Governmental Operations Committee Chairman
  • Council Armed Forces Day Committee Chairman
  • Eight year Civil Service Commissioner
  • Community Planning and Design Committee
  • Coach and Regional Commissioner for the American Youth Soccer Organization.
  • Preserving Public Safety
  • Managing and balancing the budget in a fiscal downturn and Local Control
  • Upgrading our critical infrastructure
Cliff Numark Click here for more information about this candidate 13,671 votes 28.23%
  • Occupation: Councilman/Businessman
  • Councilman, City of Torrance
  • Director, American Red Cross Southern California Blood Services
  • Former CEO and Management Consultant
  • Former Commissioner, Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Vice President, Torrance Symphony & Torrance Historical Society
  • Princeton University, Master in Public Affairs; UC Berkeley, Juris Doctor
  • Keep Public Safety Priority #1
  • Attract Businesses and Create Jobs
  • Make Government Accountable and Cost-Effective
Tom Brewer Click here for more information about this candidate 13,084 votes 27.01%
  • Occupation: Councilmember/Clinical Microbiologist
  • Past Chairman, Civil Service Commission
  • Torrance Education Foundation Board Member
  • B.S. Cal State University Long Beach
  • M.B.A. Cal State University Dominguez Hills
  • Chairman, Citizen Development and Enrichment Committee,
  • Armed Forces Day Committee Member
  • Preserving the safety of the people who live, work, & play in Torrance.
  • Keep special interests out of City Council decisions
  • My vision is for Torrance to be a safe, vibriant, balanced city
Dick Browning Click here for more information about this candidate 7,466 votes 15.42%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff Academy, Former Police Officer
  • Torrance Airport Commissioner
  • Torrance Planning Commissioner
  • Al Malaikah Shrine Club, 32-degree, 40 years
  • Salvation Army Executive Advisory Board
  • Retired CFO of SnK International, the second largest privately owned telecom in the world.
  • Ensure that public safety is the city's number one priority.
  • Support and protect the rights of seniors in their golden years.
  • Continually be on the alert for any tax increase.

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

City of Torrance
LWV Candidate Forum

Monday, April 19
time:6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Katy Geissert Library Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Bl
LWV Torrance Area;
AAUW; Torrance Council of PTAs
video: taped for airing on Torrance Community Television
Other Candidate Forums

Wednesday, March 24
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: Bartlett Senior Center,
1318 Cravens Avenue
Sponsor: Old Torrance Neighborhood Assn

Wednesday, April 28
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
place: Richardson Middle School Cafeteria, 23751 Nancy Lee Lane
Sponsor: Hollywood Riviera HOA

Monday, May 3
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: Anza Elementary School,
21400 Ellinwood Dr.
Sponsor: Southwood HOA

Thursday, May 6
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: Nakano Theatre
3320 Civic Center Dr
Sponsor: Torrance Performing Arts Consortium

Monday, May 17
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: Bert Lynn Middle School,
5038 Halison St
Sponsor: West Torrance HOA

Thursday, May 27
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: North High School Library,
3620 W. 182nd St
Sponsor: North Torrance HOA
This election is archived. Any links to sources outside of Smart Voter may no longer be active. No further links will be added to this page.
Links to sources outside of Smart Voter are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement.

Home (Ballot Lookup) || About Smart Voter || Feedback

Created: August 20, 2010 21:38 PDT
Smart Voter   <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.