Jackie Goldberg, who served two terms on the Los Angeles school board decades ago, was making a strong bid Tuesday to return to that role in a pivotal special election.
With all precincts reporting at 11:20 p.m., Goldberg, 74, was the leading vote-getter with over 48% of all votes cast — far ahead of nine other candidates on the ballot. Yet to be counted are later-arriving mail-in ballots and provisional ballots — for which the voter’s eligibility must be verified.
Still, it seems unlikely that Goldberg will win a majority of all votes cast, which means she’ll face a runoff with the second-place finisher.
Goldberg said her strong showing symbolized a growing push to bring needed resources to schools. Click here to read more: https://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-edu-lausd-school-board-election-20190305-story.html