CSU Dominguez Hills, UCLA Co-host Candidate Forum for 64th Assembly District

candidate_forum_headerWhat:  California State University, Dominguez Hills Office of Government and Community Relations and University of California, Los Angeles Office of Government and Community Relations are co-hosting a candidate forum for the 64th Assembly District on Wednesday, April 23.

This district includes the communities of Carson, Compton, Gardena, Harbor Gateway, Lynwood, North Long Beach, Rancho Dominguez, South Los Angeles, Torrance, Watts/Willowbrook and Wilmington.

Who:  All candidates running for the 64th Assembly District have confirmed they will attend. They include:

-Micah Ali, Compton Unified School District

-Mike Gipson, City of Carson, City Council

-Steven Neal, City of Long Beach, City Council

-Prophet Walker, Engineer

When: Wednesday, April 23, 2014: 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Where:  The forum will take place at the University Theatre on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), located at 1000 E Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747. Permits to park on campus cost $5 and are available for purchase using cash, credit or debit cards at kiosks located in each lot.

Why:  The purpose of this forum is to provide local residents and voters with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the candidates for the upcoming 64th Assembly District election and to help them determine who best represents their needs and interests. It will also allow candidates to communicate to voters why they are the best-qualified to represent them in the California State Assembly.

Candidates are invited to explain their positions on matters crucial to the region, including issues related to health care, immigration, public education/higher education, small business & economic development, state budget priorities, unemployment/job creation, and other regional matters.

The primary election date is June 3, 2014.

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