Charter school supporters fared well in Tuesday’s elections in Los Angeles, but runoffs will decide if they claim a majority on the school board.
Both charter supporters and opponents spent millions on the contests, and more is likely to be poured into the races before the May 16 runoff. Incumbent charter supporter Monica Garcia was on her way to an outright victory in District 2.
“Charter advocates hoped to emerge with three victors who could form a four-vote majority with board member and charter school founder Ref Rodriguez,” the Los Angeles Times reported.
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