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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of Santa MonicaCandidate for City Council

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Gleam Olivia Davis

Santa Monica Councilmember
17,842 votes (15.12%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Building more housing, both market rate and affordable, on the boulevards and in commercial areas so as not to displace current residents.
  • Continuing to work towards the wellbeing of all residents, especially youth and seniors.
  • Breaking ground on a new great park on the land where the airport currently sits.



Executive Director/Senior Legal Counsel, AT&T (1993–current)
Councilmember, Santa Monica City Council — Elected position (2009–current)
Planning Commissioner, Santa Monica Planning Commission — Appointed position (2007–2009)


Harvard Law School Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1981)
University of Southern California Bachelor of Arts (A.B.), Political Science/International Relations (1978)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Assemblymember Richard Bloom
  • State Senator Ben Allen
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl

Organizations (8)

  • Unite HERE Local 11
  • Coalition of Santa Monica City Employees
  • Santa Monica Democratic Club
  • Santa Monica Firefighters, Local 1109
  • Santa Monica Police Officers' Association
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party
  • Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters
  • Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights

Elected Officials (3)

  • Congresswoman Julia Brownley
  • Laurie Lieberman, Presdient, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District President
  • Louise Jaffe, Chair, Santa Monica College Board of Trustees

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