PAC attack: New mailer hits Kayser challenger for missing paperwork
The battle of the political action committees is heating up. A new mailer sent to voters in LA Unified District 5 accuses one of Bennett Kayser’s opponents in the March 3 board election, Ref Rodriguez, of failing to disclose personal financial information as required by law. The mailer, paid for by the PAC for the...
By Michael Janofsky | February 11, 2015 4:13 pm
Runoff 2013: Slow Fundraising Start for District 6
Voters head to the polls in less than six weeks to decide the East San Fernando Valley District 6 School Board runoff between Antonio Sanchez and Monica Ratliff, but things are off to a pretty slow start when it comes to fundraising and spending. In terms of direct campaign fundraising, Ratliff hasn’t raised any money at all...
By Samantha Oltman | April 15, 2013 2:57 pm
Read: Misplaced Focus on LAUSD & Deasy
Rather than focusing on the school board election and the preservation of a superintendency, the coalition and the union should have attended to building a new education system in Sacramento and Washington, where the money and power reside. — Claremont University professor Charles Taylor Kerchner in the LA Times.
By LA School Report | March 11, 2013 12:34 pm
Campaign Consultants Win — Either Way
While no one yet knows who will ultimately win the three contested School Board races, there are already some big winners among campaign consultants (who get paid no matter what). As you can see below, big money has been flowing out from independent expenditure committees and campaigns to consultants who specialize in mailers, TV ads,...
By LA School Report | February 21, 2013 11:07 am