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Next election season opens for 2015 primary

LA School Report | September 12, 2014



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election deadlines lausdWith more than a month left before November’s election, the Los Angeles City Clerk is already looking toward the next election season. It announced today that candidates intending to run for office in the primary, slated for March 2015, must live in their respective districts by October 3.

According to the City Charter, failure to meet the residency requirement will disqualify candidates from running for office. Candidates must also be registered voters.

So far 13 candidates have indicated they are running for LA Unified school board seats according to the City Ethics web site. But there are still some hurdles: the official date to file a Declaration of Intent isn’t until November 3, and then there is the matter of getting thousands of valid signatures before a candidate can actually appear on the ballot.

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