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The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica

Measure ‘D’ for Deception, placed on the ballot by the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association totally takes local control of airport away. No lease can be changed, leaded fuel cannot be banned, no flight schools closed, nothing can change without costly city wide election. Redefines “Voter Approval” to a higher standard while guaranteeing status quo.


Measure LC prevents any commercial development of airport land without a vote while allowing usage for parks, open space and recreational usages if/when the airport is closed. Allows local control of airport activities to decrease noise and pollution, increase health and safety measures, and increase recreational and park usage as land becomes available.

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Bobby Shriver

I’ve voted to ban the jets in the past. The Santa Monica Airport produces too much pollution in adjacent residential areas and creates significant safety concerns.

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Ted Lieu

I oppose the measure sponsored by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. I fully support the City’s Charter Amendment and urge all Santa Monica voters to do so as well.

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