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March 3, 2020 — Primary Election
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City Council — City of Gardena

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About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 2 of these 8 candidates.

Mark E. Henderson

Incumbent/Technology Director
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Responsive Government/Community Improvements
  2. Environmental Improvements/Public Safety Enhancements
  3. Economic Development
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Paulette C. Francis

Public school teacher
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Improve senior services
  2. Improve programs for our youth and create a community...
  3. Boost economic development to create good jobs and...
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Roy Kim

Local Business Owner, Martial Arts...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. PUBLIC SAFETY: Ensure City is fully staffed with First...
  2. SENIORS and YOUTH: Provide the necessary services...
  3. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Support our local business community...
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Wanda Love

Executive Director of the Gardena...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordable Housing & Homelessness with additional...
  2. Smart Economic Development that will increase city...
  3. Youth, Senior and Veteran Resources
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Rachel C. Johnson

Retired Educator/Teacher Trainer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. City's financial security and stability
  2. Economic development and job creation
  3. Public Safety
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Ben Tarzynski

Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A renewed focus on public safety, built on a broad...
  2. A city that works with neighboring communities to...
  3. A forward thinking city that meets environmental and...
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Gina Lopez Alexander

Entrepreneur / CEO / Philanthropist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - High Tech and Manufacturing...
  2. EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT - BUILD a arts and music academy...
  3. COMMUNITY SAFETY - mobile neighborhood crime prevention...
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Ochuwa Oghie

Regional Manger
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Attract innovative businesses while supporting existing...
  2. Encourage the engagement of our youth through school...
  3. Expand access to City Resources
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