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District 1 Election: McKenna building on an early lead

LA School Report | August 12, 2014

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George McKenna

UPDATED at 10:55 pm

With mail-in ballots and more than three-quarters of the precincts counted, George McKenna had expanded his lead over Alex Johnson  13,041 votes to 11,827 — for the open LA Unified District 1 board seat.

The early totals included 17,483 mail-in ballots as well as results from 247 of the district’s 324 precincts reporting, according to the LA City Clerk.

McKenna’s lead in percentage points rose steadily in the hours after the polls closed, reaching 52.44 at this juncture, with only 77 precincts yet to be counted.

The City Clerk is expected to have a final unofficial tabulation before midnight.

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