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March 2, 2020
Greetings! 
As you all know, Election Day is tomorrow Tuesday, March 3rd . We know many of you have taken advantage of the new voting procedures and we would like to remind you of the Chamber endorsed candidates and our positions on ballot measures.
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Endorsed Candidates:
City Council:
  • District 2: Cindy Allen, Long Beach Small Businesswoman
  • District 8: Al Austin, Current Councilmember
Long Beach Unified School District Board
  • District 2: Erik Miller, Non-Profit Director
  • District 4: Doug Otto, Long Beach Community College District Trustee, Area 4
Ballot Measures:
Statewide Ballot Measures:
  • Proposition 13 - Authorizes $15 Billion in state general obligation bonds facility repair, construction, and modernization at public preschools, K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities. Chamber Position - NEUTRAL
City of Long Beach Ballot Measures:
  • Measure A - Transactions and Use Tax Extension - Measure would eliminate the 10-year sunset of Transactions and Use (Sales) Tax and the Long Beach sales tax would remain in effect at 10.25% until ended by voters at a later election. Chamber Position - NEUTRAL
  • Measure B - Transient Occupancy (Hotel Bed Tax) - Measure to amend the Long Beach Municipal code to increase the City's general-purpose transient occupancy tax by 1% to increase funding for the arts. Chamber Position - NEUTRAL
Randy Gordon
President and CEO
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

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