In LAUSD board race, McKenna extends his victory over Johnson
LA School Report | June 24, 2014
George McKenna‘s victory in the June 3 school board race has inched up since the initial election ballots were counted, new results show.
According to the latest update from the LA County clerk’s office, released yesterday, McKenna finished with 19,802 votes — 4,360 more than the unofficial results that were announced hours after the polls closed.
The new totals gave him 44.6 percent of the vote, compared with the 44.3 percent he had election night. The second-place finisher, Alex Johnson, also added votes, 2,177, giving him 10,882, but his overall percentage fell, to 24.5 from 24.7.
With more than 8,500 votes added to the earlier tally, voter turnout rose to 13 percent from 10 percent.
The county said it will certify the results on July 1.