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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Los Angeles County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Marc Strassman

Candidate for
Mayor; Proposed City of San Fernando Valley

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Internet Consultant/Writer
  • Graduate of Grant H.S., Van Nuys, CA
  • former middle school teacher, federal bureaucrat, reporter, computer and software salesperson, community organizer, public access television producer
  • researched, wrote about and publicly advocated Internet voting, Smart Initiatives, and e-government services nationally, locally, and internationally
  • read, write, and speaks Spanish
  • ran for Congress in Silicon Valley in 1980, advocated women's rights, solar power, and telecommuting, got 40% of the votes while spending 1% of the $
  • producer-host of the Internet talkshow "Talk of the Valley" and producer, writer, director and actor in "WebSoap," an interactive Internet soap opera
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Technology: Assure that every Valley resident has a broadband Internet connection and the means and training to use it.
  • Participation: Build e-government and e-democracy systems that deliver government services and let citizens make official decisions online.
  • Sustainability: Encourage the use of solar power and other alternative fuels for buildings and transportation. Export solar products and power.
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Position Papers
Towards An Open Source Democracy
The Open Source software paradigm can provide a model, as well as actual tools, for building a transparent, secure, and effective form of self-government.
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