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April 07, 1985

Primary Nominating Election, April 9, 1985

The Candidates

Mayor of Los Angeles

Tom Bradley

Los Angeles City Attorney

Lisa Specht

Los Angeles City Controller

Dan Shapiro

Los Angeles City Council

1st District--Howard Finn

3rd District--Joy Picus

5th District--Zev Yaroslavsky

7th District--Ernani Bernardi

9th District--Gilbert W. Lindsay

11th District--Marvin Braude

13th District--Michael Woo

15th District--Joan Milke Flores

Los Angeles Board of Education

2nd District--Alan Gershman

4th District--Betty Blake

6th District--Mary Louise Longoria

Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees

Office 2--Arthur Bronson

Office 4--Lindsay Conner

Office 6--Wallace Albertson

The Measures

Los Angeles Charter Amendments

1. Limits campaign contributions in city elections--YES

2. Increases the 15-member City Council to 17 members--YES

3. Clarifies recall provisions for Board of Education--YES

4. Clarifies recall provisions for mayor and other city offices--YES

5. Expedites initiative process and removes obsolete language--YES

6. Changes limits on misdemeanor fines to coincide with state law--YES

7. Excludes residential property from assessments for rail transit systems--YES

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