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Deadline approaches for candidates to file for LAUSD school board

LA School Report | November 4, 2014

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Monica Ratliff is sworn in to the LA Unified school board  by her mother

Monica Ratliff is sworn in by her mother

Would-be candidates for next year’s LA Unified school board elections have until noon on Saturday, Nov. 8 to file a Declaration of Intention to run with the Los Angeles City Clerk. 

Only those candidates who meet the deadline and submit a qualifying nominating petition will appear on the March 3, 2015 primary ballot. The deadline for filing nominating petitions ends at 5 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 3.

The deadlines affect any remaining candidates for school districts 1, 3, 5 and 7. Already, one challenger has filed to oppose George McKenna in 1, four are challenging Tamar Galatzan in 3, two are challenging Bennett Kayser in 5 and and two are taking on Board President Richard Vladovic in 7.

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