Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Garcetti defeats deformer Greuel in LA mayoralty primary

Latest mayoral race results in from Los Angeles, for mayor, to succeed antagonist of teachers' union, mayor Antonio Villaraigosa:

Eric Garcetti (Democrat), by 10,000 votes, defeated education deformer Wendy Greuel (Democrat), who supports parent trigger laws.
He was endorsed by United Teachers Los Angeles, the teachers union.
Just as outsider money is influencing the city's school board race, expect school deform big money to come into the race in the second round. Because both Garcetti and Greuel fell far short of 50 percent, they must face off again in a runoff election.

Los Angeles primary results, March 5, 2013 Last updated: March 6, 2013, 2:30 a.m. PST Winner Advances to runoff (I) Incumbent L.A. Mayor
Precincts reporting: 100.0% (1,311/1,311)
Name Votes Pct.
Eric Garcetti 93,978 32.9%
Wendy Greuel 83,308 29.2%
Kevin James 46,684 16.4%
Jan Perry 45,480 15.9%
Emanuel Pleitez 11,716 4.1%
Norton Sandler 1,598 0.6%
Addie M. Miller 1,401 0.5%
Yehuda Draiman 1,174 0.4%

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