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City of TorranceCandidate for Mayor

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Tom Brewer

Laboratory Scientist
10,844 votes (38.83%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • As your mayor I will ensure we have top-tier police and fire services by promoting proactive strategies and innovative technology
  • As your mayor I will work to Improve Torrance’s infrastructure by aggressively pursuing funds generated by new revenue from State and County sources
  • As your mayor I will work to reduce our pension obligation through effective negotiations with stakeholders



Profession:Retired Laboratory Scientist at UCLA Medical Cente
Clinical Laboratory Scientist, UCLA Medical Center (1977–current)
City Council Member, Torrance City Council — Elected position (2006–2014)
City Council Member, Torrance City Council — Elected position (2006–2014)


California State University, Long Beach Bachelors’ of Science, Zoology (current)
California State University, Dominquez Hills M.B.A., Business Administration with an emphasis on finance (current)


Torrance City Councilmember, two terms

66th Assembly District, Ambassador

Torrance Civil Service Commission, Commissioner and past Chairman

Torrance Environmental Quality Commission, Commissioner and past Chairman

Torrance Education Foundation, Past President

Southwood Riviera HOA, Past President

Independent Cities Association, Board Member

American Society for Microbiology, Southern California Branch, Past President and Treasurer

City Council Citizen Development and Enrichment Committee, Chairman

City Council Community Planning and Design committee, Member

City Council Transportation committee, Member

City Council Ad Hoc Federal Legislative Advocacy committee, Member

City Council Ad Hoc SoCalROC committee. Member 

Independent Cities Association, voting delegate

South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG), Delegate

SBCCOG representative to the Measure R Oversite Committee

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Alternate voting delegate

Various community committees

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Mike Griffiths - Current council member
  • Heidi Ann Ashcraft - Current council member
  • Frank Scotto - Former mayor

Elected Officials (3)

  • Mike Griffiths - Current council member
  • Michael Wermers - Torrance school board member
  • Milton Herring - Current council member

Individuals (6)

  • Mike Mauno - Former city council member
  • Rod Guyton - Former city council member
  • Paul Nowatka - Former city council member
  • Bill Sutherland - Former city council member
  • Susan Rhilinger - Former city council member
  • David Hadley - Former Assembly member

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