Mark Ridley-Thomas

LA County Board of Supervisors

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LA County Supervisor representing the 2nd District (Culver City, Carson, Beverlywood); former State Senator for the 26th District (South LA, Century City, Burbank and North Hollywood); former state legislator and LA City Councilman for the 8th District

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