Update Wednesday morning: Unofficial vote totals show Gil Cedillo failed to break the 50 percent needed to beat Jose Gardea, setting up a dramatic Eastside showdown between the two very different men at the May 21 runoff.
Gil Cedillo and his wealthy union backers must be wishing the dial would move ... More >>
Gil Cedillo is ahead of Jose Gardea in early voter returns for City Council District 1 in Los Angeles, with Jesse Rosas keeping the two front-runners below the 50 percent mark needed to win outright.Cedillo has 47.77 -- 1,878 votes -- while Gardea has 42.63 or 1,676 votes. Rosas has 377 votes, ... More >>
Eastside L.A. voters in the March 5 primary might elect someone outright for City Council District 1 without awaiting the May 21 runoff if either candidate gets 50 percent plus one vote. The spoils? A $178,789 job, a staff of about 20 aides, and eight free cars paid for by L.A. taxpayers. So the Jo ... More >>