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June 10, 2004

Seat on LA Neighborhood Council for 'skid row' resident : News

(Source:'Five homeless men compete in election to win a seat on skid row' : Irish Independent, p. 35, 10 Jun 2004)

Five homeless men from the Los Angeles ‘Skid Row’ area are competing for election to a seat on the downtown Neighborhood Council, the US’s only known elected position for people living on the streets or in temporary shelters and flophouses. There are tens of thousands of inhabitants in the area covering 40 square city blocks known as Skid Row; many are either drug addicts or mentally ill.

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