BREAKING NEWS: City Council approves June election for LAUSD seat
The Los Angeles City Council today voted unanimously, 12-0, to approve the LA Unified School Board’s request to hold a June 3, 2014 election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Marguerite LaMotte last month. The Council vote is allows the city to coordinate with the board on the logistics of the...
By LA School Report | January 10, 2014
Another Shocker in the East Valley: Here’s How it Happened
Local politicos are still recovering from last night’s shock result in the City Council District 6 special election, where former LAUSD Board member Nury Martinez stunned former State Assemblywoman Cindy Montanez, winning by fewer than 900 votes. Because of the exceedingly low voter turnout in the East Valley district, the margin was enough to give...
By Hillel Aron | July 24, 2013
Morning Read: Poll Numbers
• Yes on 30 up, Yes on 38 down: A USC poll finds that 54.5% of likely voters support Proposition 30, Governor Brown’s tax hike to spare public schools from budget cuts. Only 40% support Molly Munger’s measure, Prop 38, which raises even more revenue. (Via John Myers) The LAUSD board voted yesterday to support both measures....
By Hillel Aron | August 22, 2012