District 5

City Calls for Special Election 

City Clerk Holly L. Wolcott announced today that on August 21, 2018, the LAUSD Board of Education requested the City of Los Angeles to call a special election on March 5, 2019, to fill the vacancy in District 5 of the LAUSD Board of Education, resulting from the resignation of Board Member Ref Rodriguez. On Friday, September 21, the City Council approved the election ordinance setting the special election for March 5, 2019, and the runoff, if required, for May 14, 2019. The calling of a special election to fill the vacancy is authorized by Los Angeles City Charter Section 410(b).