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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of PalmdaleCandidate for City Council, District 2

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Steven D. Hofbauer

Retired Fireman/Councilmember
6,231 votes (49.41%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Increased Public Safety; Additional security/rangers, cameras and technology for parks and and public facitities
  • Work with regional partners to bring more quality jobs, and bring back our fair share of taxes and grants to the AV
  • Complete west side parks -Rancho Vista & Quinones & Warnack- overlooked for numerous east side park projects



Profession:Retired LAFD Firefighter/Paramedic and Fire Inspector
Self Employed Fire and Building Code Consultant, Self (2012–current)
Councilmember, Currently Vice Mayor, City Of Palmdale (2003–current)
Councilmember, Currently Vice Mayor, City Of Palmdale (2003–current)
President, Past Vice President, city Delegate, and member Legislative, League of CA Cities, Desert Mountain Divisiion — Elected position (2004–current)
City Delegate, member Legislative and Liability Trust Fund Committees, CA Contract Cities Association — Appointed position (2004–current)
Vice Mayor, Councilmember, City of Palmdale — Elected position (2003–current)
Board Member, Antelope Valley Transit Authority — Appointed position (2013–current)
Member Regional Council; Transportation Comm; Former CEHD & Housing Co, SCAG - Southern CA Association of Governments — Appointed position (2010–current)
Fire Inspector II, Construction Services Unit, LA City Fire Department (2000–2012)
Firefighter Paramedic, Flight Medic, FEMA National Disaster Medical Service, LAFD (1980–2000)


Rio Hondo, CalState LA, Mt San Antonio Fire Prevention Specialist, Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector, Fire Technology (current)
Cal State LA, San Antonio College, Rio Hondo Fire Science & Technology, Fire Investigation, Fire Inspection, Damage Assessment, Fire Technology (2015)

Community Activities

Skipper, Sea Scouts (2000–current)
AV-ARES Disaster Communications specialist, Amateur Radio Emergency Service AV (2015–current)
Boys Scouts, Asst Scoutmaster, Merit Badge Counselor, Camp Medic, Boy Scouts of America (1991–current)
Coach, Team Manager, Board Member, American Indian Little League (1982–1992)
Woodwind Coach, , Palmdale Youth Orchestra (1980–1992)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • LA Co Federation of Labor, LA/OC Construction Trades Council
  • LA County Deputy Sheriffs (ALADS) & Firefighters (1014) associations
  • LA County Business Federation, representing 275,000 LA Co businesses

Organizations (7)

  • Republican Party, AV, LA Co, State of CA
  • LA Co Business Federation - BizFED
  • LA Co Firefighters & Paramedics 1014
  • LA Deputy Sheriffs Assoc. ALADS
  • LA Co Federation of Labor, AFL/CIO
  • AV African American Leadership Council
  • LA/Orange County Construction Trades Council

Elected Officials (2)

  • LA Co Supervisor Mike Antonovich, State Senate Candidate
  • Congressman Steve Knight

Individuals (13)

  • Mike Dispenza, Palmdale City Council, former Mayor Pro-Tem
  • Kathryn Barger, Chief Deputy to Co Supervisor
  • Jeff Prang, LA County Assessor
  • Ron Emard, Owner, Honda & Harley Davidson Dealerships, Children's Charities
  • Hugo Estrada, Palmdale Educator
  • Bill Jahn, SCAG Hoiusing Committee Chairman
  • Assemblyman Jay Olbernolte, San Bernardino Co
  • Gus Camacho, Owner, Palmdale Auto Dealerships
  • Lou Gonzales, Gonzales Motorsports, Palmdale
  • Mayor Barb Stanton, Apple Valley
  • Rev V. Jessie Smith, The Community Action League
  • Bishop Henry Hearns
  • Senators George & Sharon Runner

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