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Los Angeles County, CA March 6, 2007 Election
Board Member; Los Angeles Unified School District; District 1 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Final Results as of March 24

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Marguerite Poindexter Lamotte 18,169 votes 66.6%

  • Occupation: Educator/Board Member
Johnathan Xavier Williams Click here for more information about this candidate 9,126 votes 33.4%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • UCLA Alumnus
  • Credentialed Teacher
  • California State Board of Education
  • California Charter School Association
  • LA City Recreation and Parks Commissioner
  • Increase Graduation Rate
  • Develop college and career pathways
  • Incentives and Increased Pay for Teacher Leaders
Gloria A. Zuurveen (Write-in) Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Occupation: Newspaper Publisher/Editor
  • Doctor of Ministry Degree, Master of Religious Education & Bachelor of Biblical Studies
  • Founder/President-Parent Action Coalition for Education (P.A.C.E.)
  • Founer/Director/Teacher-Branch of Christ Outreach Ministry (B.C.O.M.)
  • Member: Consolidated Realtist Board; National Association of University Women-Santa Monica Branch; California Black Media Advocates
  • Appointed Director of Youth-Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Appointed New Member's Counselor & Director of Youth Park Windsor Baptist Church
  • More parental Involvment and training
  • More dollars spent on education in the classroom and less on bureaucracy
  • Form a coalition of Parents, School Administrators, Community and Businesses working together for the education of all children.

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  Official Information

Los Angeles Unified School District

Understanding School Board Meetings

Map of LAUSD District 1
Candidate Videos

LaMotte: video; transcript

Williams: video; transcript

Zuurveen: video; transcript
District Statistics

Campaign Finance Data

L.A. City Ethics Commission
News and Analysis

KCRW's "Which Way L.A." with Warren Olney

  • The Politics of Education - 2/21/07 (click on 'listen' or 'podcast')
    Discussion of Measure L with L.A. City Councilmember Jose Huizar and LAUSD Boardmember David Tokofsky; followed by an overview of the LAUSD Board candidates with Howard Blume of the L.A. Times.
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