It’s a great day in Compton! The Compton Unified Board of trustees will remain in tact.
Micah Ali, Charles Davis and Sandra Moss soundly defeated their opponents.
The incumbents overcame vicious social media smear campaigns spearheaded by the liaison to a Compton Councilwoman.
Despite their attempts to dump the districts woes squarely on the board’s shoulders, voters returned them all to their seats.
Los Angeles Councilman Herb Wesson will face a runoff with Sen. Holly Mitchell for the 2nd Supervisorial District seat, soon to be vacated by Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Political newcomer Efren Martinez has forced a runoff with Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, who appered to do little to no campaigning despite a running one commercial showing him “painting a picture” that didn’t resonate with voters.
Despite his “vast” name recognition Mark Ridley-Thomas will face Grace Yoo in November for the Council District 10 seat that will be vacated by Herb Wesson.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey soundly defeated her opponents George Gascon and Rachel Rossi, earning her a third term.
Mike Bloomberg has suspended his presidential campaign.
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump where the top two vote getters for President.