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Sacramento CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 5

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Steve Ly

Farmer/School Counselor
11,681 votes (18.24%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Homelessness and Mental Health
  • Jobs and Economic Development
  • Proper Public Safety Funding



Profession:Farmer/Juvenile Hall School Counselor/Former Mayor
Juvenile Hall School Counselor, County Schools (1997–current)
President & CEO, Asian American Civil Liberties and Anti-Defamation (2021–current)
Mayor, Elk Grove City Council — Elected position (2016–2020)
Board Member, Sacramento County Air Quality Board — Appointed position (2016–2020)
Vice Mayor, Elk Grove City Council — Appointed position (2015–2016)
City Council Member, Elk Grove City Council — Elected position (2014–2015)
Trustee, Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education — Elected position (2012–2014)


Lincoln Law School and UNC Juris Doctor, Law (2012)
University of California at Davis Bachelor, Political Science and Sociology (1996)

Community Activities

Vice President, Hmong Women Heritage Association (1999–2002)
Mediator, Sacramento Mediation Center (2001–2002)


Please visit or call me on my personal cellphone at 916-717-3827.

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Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of Sacramento County (1)

When 3 or more candidates run, Ranked Choice Voting would provide a majority winner in a November election eliminating the need for runoff elections. Is this something you would support for the County of Sacramento? Would you support putting this question to voters?
Answer from Steve Ly:

At the present time, I am aware of ranked choice voting and would consider it.  However, I would be interested in more infiormation and the research behind it.  For a more indept discussion, plese call me on my personal cellphone, 916-717-3827.

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