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    West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister Endorses Bob Hertzberg for L.A. Supervisor

    West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister has endorsed Bob Hertzberg in the race for District 3’s Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor in the November 8 general election. In her endorsement, Mayor Meister took some swipes at his opponent and her colleague, West Hollywood Council member Lindsey Horvath, questioning her maturity, experience and judgement, especially around public safety.

    Mayor Meister’s endorsement reads as follows:

    “I’m endorsing California Senator Bob Hertzberg because of his maturity and
    his years of experience as a legislator, a Senate Majority Leader, and public
    servant. As a State Senator, he represents a constituency of one million people
    and is responsible for a $300 billion budget. This is significant when you
    compare it to his competitor, my colleague, who represents only 37,000
    people and a city budget of just $100 million.

    Senator Hertzberg believes in working with both sides of the aisle to get things
    done. His competitor has a ‘my way or the highway’ approach, which does
    not allow for differing opinions or diverse voices to be heard and, oftentimes,
    can be unproductive.

    Lastly, the County’s budget is nearly $40 billion and priorities are important.
    Senator Hertzberg believes that public safety must be a county priority,
    whereas his competitor proposed cuts to Sheriff’s deputies in the City of West
    Hollywood at a time when crime was on the rise. Yes, there are systemic
    problems with policing that must be addressed. But let’s address them by
    voting in a new Sheriff and improving recruiting techniques and training; not
    by throwing out the baby with the bathwater.” 

    Current California State Senate majority leader emeritus, Robert Hertzberg, and West Hollywood council member Lindsey Horvath, received the highest number of votes in the June 7th primary with 31.08% and 27.74% of votes according to the LA County Registrar’s Office. District 3, which includes UCLA and Westwood, extends northward to Westlake Village and eastward to San Fernando, housing close to two million of LA County’s nearly 10 million residents.

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    Paulo Murillo
    Paulo Murillohttps://wehotimes.com
    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]


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    1 year ago


    1 year ago

    Lauren Meister is perfectly on target.
    No to Horvath.

    Last edited 1 year ago by :dpb
    1 year ago

    Thanks, Lauren! You are heroic.

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