2022 elections: Brenes concedes defeat in tightly contested LAUSD board race

Brenes’ opponent, Rocío Rivas, declared victory late last week as her lead expanded. The latest returns show Rivas with 52.5% of the vote and a roughly 5,000-vote lead.

LOS ANGELES — More than two weeks after the election, Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education candidate Maria Brenes conceded defeat on Wednesday, Nov. 23, in her tightly contested race for the District 2 seat being vacated by Mónica García.

Brenes’ opponent, Rocío Rivas, declared victory late last week as her lead expanded. The latest returns show Rivas with 52.5% of the vote and a roughly 5,000-vote lead. Click here to read more: https://www.dailynews.com/2022/11/23/2022-elections-brenes-concedes-defeat-in-tightly-contested-lausd-board-race/?utm_email=D48DC50024D5859AD38213B181&g2i_eui=S7U45U5%2fhaOLEsAIcShxR2o34xOSgAbh&g2i_source=newsletter&lctg=D48DC50024D5859AD38213B181&active=yesD&utm_source=listrak&utm_medium=email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.dailynews.com%2f2022%2f11%2f23%2f2022-elections-brenes-concedes-defeat-in-tightly-contested-lausd-board-race%2f&utm_campaign=scng-ladn-localist&utm_content=curated