Strong Competition For 'Homeless' Seat On Neighborhood Council

Four candidates are competing for an unusual seat designated for a homeless representative on the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council.
June 10, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Organizers of the 2-year-old city-funded advisory panel created the unusual seat to give an official voice to the estimated 11,000 people living in and around skid row. But the number of homeless candidates running in the downtown council's second election has taken even some of the participants by surprise. 'I actually didn't think there would be much competition,' said Max Delsoin, who graduated from law school at Washington University in St. Louis but now lives in a hotel near skid row."

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Published on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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