VOTE: LAUSD District 1 Special Election to Be Held August 12

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:40am

VoteCandidates Alex Johnson and George McKenna are vying for election to the District 1 seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.  The seat, formerly held by the late Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, has been vacant since her sudden death last December.

District 1 represents the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw, Leimert Park, West Adams, Mid City, Palms, Crescent Heights, Pico Union, Koreatown, Exposition Park—a large swath of South LA from Gardenia north to Hollywood.

Elections will be held only in District 1 on August 12.  To find your polling place and view a sample ballot, click here to visit the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk website.  

For more information on the two candidates’ perspectives on arts education, you can read responses to the Arts & Culture Candidate Survey.