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City of La QuintaCandidate for City Council

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Joe Johnson

Retired Investigator
3,229 votes (13.39%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • no new taxes,
  • scrutinize every dollar being spent
  • maintain public safety



Profession:retired investigator
Senior Investigator, County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer Affairs (2001–2013)


Southern California Institute of Law Juris Doctor, Law (2001)

Community Activities

Volunteer, Los Angeles Police major Crimes Transcontinental Organized Crime Unit (2014–2015)


After years of owning a business I decided to go back to school.  Upon graduation from law school i went into public service as an investigator.  During my 12 years I ran the Mediation Unit, the Consumer Protection Unit, the Real Estate Fraud Unit and the Identity theft Unit.  I was also the lead investigator for most of the department's major cases during my time there. 

Now retired i have been asked to use my expertise to see if I can uncover waste and also help improve productivity in the City government. 

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I am a fiscal conservative with a strong desire to help the less fortunate members of our city.  The City belongs to everyone.

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