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As deadline nears, 6 of 13 have qualified for District 1 race*

LA School Report | March 7, 2014

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imgresWith the 5 pm deadline just hours away, six of the 13 candidates who expressed an interest in running for the vacant District 1 LA Unified board seat have qualified for the ballot.

By noon today, according to the city clerk’s office, George McKenna, Sherlett Newbill, Alex Johnson, Genethia Hudley-Hayes, Hattie McFrazier and Omarosa Manigault have submitted the required signature petitions and qualified for the June 3 special election. Alison Noel has filed her petitions but hasn’t yet been qualified.

The six other candidates, have until the end of the day today to submit their petitions.

They are David Moch, Rachel Johnson, Marco Mendoza, Marilyn Veincentotzs, Priscilla Reed and Lady Cage-Barile.

The City Clerk’s Office has 10 days to verify signatures. Read rules here. Marguerite LaMotte, who died in December, had held the District 1 seat since 2003.

LA School Report will update further changes after the deadline.

*Updates filings at noon.

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