Steven Craig Bradford
Born: January 12, 1960 in San Antonio, Texas
1988: Candidate for West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors (Lost; 22.5%)
1990: Candidate for Gardena City Council (Lost; 26.3%)
1990-1994: Program Director and Recycling Coordinator, Los Angeles Conservation Corps
1992: Candidate for Gardena City Council (Lost; 32.2%)*
1994: Candidate for Gardena City Council (Lost; 26%)
1994-1997: District Director, Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald
1997-2009: Member, Gardena City Council
2006: Primary Candidate for AD-51 (Lost; 49.7%)
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2014: Early Special Election Candidate for SD-35 (Withdrew)
- CLOSE CONTEST: Bradford lost the 1992 Gardena City Council race by 33 votes. The race had three candidates running for two seats, and the narrow recount left incumbent Paul Tsukahara slightly ahead with over 6,000 ballots cast in the race.
- CLOSE CONTEST: Bradford lost the 2006 Democratic Primary for AD-51 to Curren Price by 113 votes out of 26,523 cast in the race. Three years later, Price endorsed Bradford in the election to succeed Price in the Assembly when Price was elected to the State Senate.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2011-12)