2020 Elections

Let The Next Round Of Anti-Semitic Ads Begin

All four pro-public education candidates came in first in their LAUSD school board elections, but two will face run-offs in November.

Carl J. Petersen
Mar 5 · 5 min read
Scott Schmerelson ( https://scott4lausd.com/) and Patricia Castellanos (UTLA)

- Los Angeles Education Examiner

Those supporting public education in the Los Angeles Unified School District had everything to lose in Tuesday’s election. The resignation of convicted felon Ref Rodriguez set up a situation where all of the board members supporting the privatization of education were elected in 2017 and the seats held by members of the opposing block were before the voters this year. Just one win by a candidate from the charter school industry would have meant that they would once again gain a majority on the board that is supposed to represent public school students. To give a business analogy, Coca-Cola’s management would be in charge of the Pepsi Board of Directors.

A small forest was sacrificed for this election

Results For Other Races That I Covered This Election Season:

LA City Council CD12:

Carl J. Petersen

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Parent, special education advocate and former LAUSD School Board candidate. Still fighting for the children. www.ChangeTheLAUSD.com

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