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CBS2'S DAVE LOPEZ SPOKE WITH

SOME OF THE CANDIDATES.

REPORTER: LIST OF CANDIDATES

RUNNING FOR BOARD OF SUPER VIE

SUPER VISORIN SECOND DISTRICT IS LOADED

WITH POLITICIANS.

HOLLY MITCHELL IS A STATE

SENATOR IN SACRAMENTO.

JAN PERRY ON L.A. CITY COUNCIL

FOR 12 YEARS BEFORE

OUT.

THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO

SERVE PEOPLE.

REPORTER:

VETERAN WHO HAS TO LEAVE BECAUSE

OF TERM LIMITS.

ANY OBJECTIVE OBSERVER WOULD

SEE US ON THE SAME LEVEL.

REPORTER: ALBERT ROBLES, MAYOR

OF CARSON AND 3 OTHER CANDIDATES

NEVER ELECTED BEFORE, BUT BUSY

IN GRASSROOT POLITICS, THEY ALL

HOPE TO REPLACE OUT GOING

SUPERVISOR, MARK RIDLEY-THOMAS.

WHO IS LEAVING BECAUSE OF TERM

LIMITS.

THROUGH OUT THE CAMPAIGN,

WHETHER PUBLIC FORUMS OR SMALL

GROUPS AT INDIVIDUAL HOMES,

NUMBER ONE ISSUE, IS HOMELESS.

I REPRESENTED SKID ROW FOR

THREE 4-YEAR TERMS.

I BUILT HOUSING.

WOULD YOU BE ABLE TO DO MORE.

ONLY WAY WE'LL TURN HOMELESS

HOMELESSNESS AROUND IS BUILDING

A COALITION.

YOU COME TO CARSON, YOU WILL

NOT SEE A HOMELESS PERSON CAMPED

OUT ON SIDEWALK, IT IS A PUBLIC

H-- HEALTH HAZARD.

REPORTER: THIS BOARD IS

RESPONSIBLE FOR A BUDGET THAT IS

BIGGER THAN MOST STATES.

IT COULD BE HISTORIC.

IF PERRY OR MITCHELL WINS, THE 5

MEMBER BOARD WOULD BE ALL

FEMALE.

IN THIS CASE, I HOPE THAT

THERE IS ROOM FOR ONE FELLOW,

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