|YJ Draiman for Mayor of Los Angeles 2017
Los Angeles Elections 2017
"Let us take back our city and make it Los Angeles governed by the people for the people"
Y.J. Draiman. - Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles
YJ Draiman is a fourth term elected member of Northridge East Neighborhood Council, (NENC) Los Angeles in April 2010.
YJ Draiman who ran last year for councilmen at District 12 in Los Angeles,
YJ Draiman has formally filed paper to run for Mayor of Los Angeles – March 5, 2013.
Y.J. Draiman. - Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles 2017
YJ Draiman was elected for a fourth term in 2016 and who is part of the executive committee of the NENC brings a unique combination of government, business and community leadership experience to the NENC office. YJ is also a member of the Northridge Vision Committee. YJ has over 25 years experience in Energy Efficiency & Utilities. YJ is a former Real Estate developer, YJ has worked extensively in rehabbing neighborhoods.
YJ background includes a position as a healthcare administrator, managed the building of a 5 star hotel, an Alternative Energy & Efficiency expert, owned and operated a chain of electronic retail stores which included an electronics wholesale division. YJ is currently working on his PHD in Energy Conservation. YJ has been working and implementing his expertise in the Energy and the Utility markets for over 25 years.
In 1989 YJ was asked to run for a senate seat but declined. YJ worked with the Utility Commission in protecting citizens from increased tariffs, where he championed projects offering opportunities for job creation, economic development, and social services for the less fortunate.
YJ Draiman lives in Northridge with his wife of 45 years, Miriam. They have 2 children; a 43 year old son, David who is the lead singer for the musical group Disturbed, and a 40 year old son, Benjamin who is a Psychologist and a clinical researcher for several entities including Columbia University.
9420 Reseda Blvd., Unit 274, Northridge, CA 91324 Office: 818-366-6999 ID#1392197
We need honest government with integrity.
“Good leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion”
YJ Draiman for Mayor of Los Angeles 2017
YJ DRAIMAN -INDEPENDENT MYORAL CANDIDATE
for the CITY of – Los Angeles – 2017
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job.
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
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"We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers"
I am a person.
I won't allow how I feel to be predetermined by how a political party feels.
George Washington ended his farewell address with, "The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of patriotism more than any appellation derived from local distinctions."
Washington foresaw the destruction of a nation that could be undone by one of two things: political parties that split the nation, or terrorism. He knew that the will of nation could easily be overturned by the will of a party. Washington told the people that unity would provide them with "greater strength, greater resources and greater security from danger".
George Washington, one of our nation's Founding Fathers, warned against having political parties. What did America do? They did it anyway.
So now I'm following the advice of an influential forefather and refusing to be defined by a political party. I am not a democrat. I am not a republican. I am not an elephant, nor a donkey. I am not left-wing. I am not a right-wing. I am a person.
Once we define ourselves by political parties, we divide the nation. Continuing to divide the nation will not solve the same problems it created. In order to solve the problems that have been plaguing America for years, we have to try a solution we have never tried before - unity.
We've stood with Paris, with Liberia, with other nations in distress, but we have forgotten to stand with America.
Unity is not everyone feeling the same way about abortion, gay marriage and guns. It is standing together and respecting differences in opinions. It is compromising. It is the halt of attacks on political parties.
"Republicans are destroying America."
"Democrats are destroying America."
No more political based hate.
We all want the same thing. We want a better world for our family, our friends and our children.
You want hungry children to get fed. You want homeless animals to find homes. You want more affordable college for your children. You want the burden of the national debt to go away. You want lower taxes and a higher pay check. You want a phenomenal economy, versus the inflated one. You want to ensure that your son or daughter who is fighting for freedom gets home safe.
We all want the same things.
You will never live united with people you call "radicals," "extremists," "morons," "lunatics" and "fools." Stop viewing people as Democrats and Republicans. Start viewing them as people who want to make the world better, just like you.
When I vote I choose a candidate who agrees with my morals and my heart, not my party.
Posted By YJ Draiman
Every candidate should be asked!
How much of your soul and integrity are you willing to sell to get elected to a high public office?
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have … The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
In order to change direction, we must change the leaders and their staff