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Low turnout on L.A.’s Tuesday elections no surprise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The preliminary turnout for Tuesday’s Los Angeles primary election — which included a pair of ballot measures aimed at boosting voter participation — was 8.6 percent, although the figure is expected to rise as ballot-counting continues, the City Clerk’s Office announced today. The clerk’s office still needs to tally 46,412 outstanding […]

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Huizar prevails-and other L.A. city council election results

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - City Councilman Jose Huizar fended off a spirited challenge from former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina to retain his 14th District seat, headlining a winning night for council incumbents. “We did it!” Huizar shouted at his election-night party Tuesday night at Salesian High School, drawing cheers from the crowd. Huizar’s […]

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L.A. election move to even-numbered years hopes to boost voter turnout

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles and LAUSD elections will be moving from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years thanks to a pair of charter amendments approved by voters. Backers of the charter amendments on Tuesday’s ballot said the move will help boost voter turnout by including city and Los Angeles Unified School District issues on […]

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Two amendments will change L.A. elections to even-numbered years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles voters will be asked today whether city and school board officials should be elected in the same year as the president and the governor, instead of during local elections in off-years. Charter Amendment 1 and Charter Amendment 2 call for holding city and school board elections in even-numbered years, instead of odd-numbered […]

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Congresswoman Janice Hahn to run for County Board of Supervisors

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Democratic Rep. Janice Hahn, who was first elected to the House of Representatives only in 2011, announced today she will forgo another Congressional bid and run instead for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, saying she can do more here than in the nation’s gridlocked capital. “My father, beloved County […]

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