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Retired LAPD Officer Wins 4th District Seat, Former Steve Bradford Aide Becomes City Clerk


Myla Rahman has been elected Carson’s fifth city clerk with a little over 29% of the vote and former Los Angeles Police Department Officer Arleen Rojas is the new representa­tive for Carson’s fourth district with 34% of the vote.

Rojas is a 31-year veteran with the LAPD and a lifelong resident of Carson. She was appointed to the Economic Developmen­t Commission this past February.

In 2019, Rojas was presented with a proclamati­on recognizin­g the Equal Pay Act, observing the national pay act of 1963. Rojas is the first Filipina to join the LAPD. She was one of 84 women to go through the police academy. Rojas was endorsed by Mayor Pro tem Jim Dear.

Myla Rahman has been the district chief of staff for the California state legislatur­e for the past eight years. Before that she was the district director for state Senator Steven Bradford. She was a senior account executive at Cerrell Associates, a public relations firm specializi­ng in campaigns and issues management, land use and planning and media relations. Rahman is a graduate of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

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