Voter’s Edge California
Get the facts before you vote.
Voter’s Edge California
Go to top
Brought to you by
MapLight
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
March 7, 2017 — Local Elections
Ballot and voting information for Los Angeles County.
This is an archive of a past election.

Council MemberCity of Huntington ParkMarch 7, 2017Local Elections

Local
March 7, 2017Local Elections

City of Huntington ParkCouncil Member

Share This Page

Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (8/8).

About this office

Members of the city council draft and vote on city laws and appoint certain municipal officers and employees.
Access additional information about this contest in the tabs in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.

Who’s Running?

You can vote for 2 candidates of 6 total candidates.
Candidates are sorted in order of election results.
Please scroll down to see all candidates.
Photo of  Karina Macias
No information provided.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.

Karina Macias

Councilmember, City of Huntington Park/Businessowner
1,730 votes (31.01%)Winning
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has not provided information.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.
Email karimaci10@gmail.com
Photo of  Manuel "Manny" Avila
No information provided.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.

Manuel "Manny" Avila

Commissioner, City of Huntington Park/Businessowner
1,408 votes (25.24%)Winning
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has not provided information.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.
Photo of  Valentin Palos Amezquita
No information provided.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.

Valentin Palos Amezquita

Environmental Engineer
723 votes (12.96%)
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has not provided information.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.
Social Justice Advocate
714 votes (12.8%)
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has provided information.
Thank candidate for sharing their information on Voter’s Edge.
  • Rebuild the local economy with smart development projects to create good, living wage jobs that are reflective of today’s growing business sectors
  • Prioritize public safety by protecting the Huntington Park Police Department from plans to dismantle
  • Put a stop to corruption and the closed door culture at City Hall, while increasing civic engagement among residents
Profession:Social Justice Advocate
Central Committee Member, Los Angeles County Democratic Party — Elected position (2016current)
Chair, Huntington Park Planning Commission — Appointed position (20122015)
Loyola Marymount University Bachelors Degree, Political Science and Spanish (2009)
Board Member, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California (2015current)
Member, Friends of the Huntington Park Library (2015current)

Born and raised in Huntington Park, Laura Herrera knows what the city and its residents need to prosper and thrive. What Huntington Park needs is great leadership. 

 A leader who is intelligent and experienced. A leader who has the best interest of their community in mind. A leader who is accountable, transparent and ethical. And a leader who can transform Huntington Park into a newer and brighter future. When elected to City Council, she will be that leader for Huntington Park! 

Laura learned to be a great leader throughout her professional life by giving her community and the underserved a voice.

In June 2016, she was elected to the Los Angeles County Democratic Party Central Committee and currently sits on the Board of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California. She also participates in a nationwide think-tank for the Center for American Progress Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute in Washington, DC.

Previously, Laura has served as the Director of the Los Angeles Coalition for Reproductive Justice, advocating for the rights of women and their families, especially in low income and immigrant communities. She has also worked as the Development Manager for the California Women’s Law Center, the Constituent Case Manager for the California State Assembly and has managed several local, state and federal campaigns.

Laura has always been active in improving her beloved city. She started her service in high school as a Huntington Park Youth Commissioner and recently served as the Chair of the Huntington Park Planning Commission for three years of her four-year term. She currently continues her service as a member of the Friends of the Huntington Park Library, dedicated to preserving literacy programs for children and adults of the Southeast.

Laura continued her education at Ramona Convent Secondary School and she graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish.

In these uncertain times, Huntington Park needs to elect a councilmember who they can trust to serve in the best interest of our city’s residents. Laura Herrera will protect Huntington Park against corruption and will fight for justice and better opportunities for each resident of the city.

 

Photo of  Alex Reynoso
No information provided.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.

Alex Reynoso

Law Enforcement Officer
568 votes (10.18%)
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has not provided information.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.
Email reynososhnw@yahoo.com
Photo of  Kerry Porter
No information provided.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.

Kerry Porter

Plumbing Consultant/Caregiver
436 votes (7.82%)
Use tab to activate the candidate button. Use "return" to select this candidate. You can access your list by navigating to 'My List'.
For more in-depth information on this candidate, follow the links for each tab in this section. For most screenreaders, you can hit Return or Enter to enter a tab and read the content within.
Candidate has not provided information.
Encourage candidate to share their information on Voter’s Edge.
Are you this candidate? Add more info.
Email kerryporter70@gmail.com

Events

Please share this site to help others research their voting choices.

PUBLISHING:PRODUCTION SERVER:PRODUCTION