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October 09, 1986

WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT

Department City Council Heads Avalon 1 of 5 2 Carson* 3 of 5 3 El Segundo 0 of 5 3 Gardena 1 of 5 0 Hawthorne 2 of 5 1 Hermosa Beach 2 of 5 2 Inglewood 0 of 4 1 Lawndale* 1 of 5 2 Lomita 0 of 5 2 Manhattan Beach* 2 of 5 1 Palos Verdes Estates* 2 of 5 2 Rancho Palos Verdes 1 of 5 2 Redondo Beach** 2 of 5 4 Rolling Hills 3 of 5 N/A Rolling Hills Estates 1 of 5 0 Torrance* 2 of 7 1

28.4% of South Bay city council members are women

* Cities where a female council member is also mayor

** Mayor Barbara Doerr elected separately from City Council

Not applicable; city services contracted out

News Item: More than 15% of the mayors and city council members are women in the nation's cities of more than 10,000 population, according to a report by the National League of Cities (Associated Press, Sept. 29, 1986).

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