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Los Angeles County, CA March 5, 2013 Election
Board Member; Los Angeles Unified School District; District 6 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

A runoff may be held on 5/21/2013 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.

Results as of Apr 12 4:19pm

Runoff Election 5/21/2013

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Antonio Sanchez Click here for more information about this candidate 17,093 votes 43.6%

  • Occupation: Educator/Community Organizer
  • BA California State University Northridge
  • MA in Planning from UCLA
  • UCLA Researcher and Teaching Assistant
  • Community Organizer
  • Former Area Director for City of Los Angeles Office of the Mayor
  • 1. Manage Budget Better
  • 2. Save and Restore Adult Education
  • 3. Improve the Quality of Student Learning
Monica Ratliff Click here for more information about this candidate 13,244 votes 33.8%
  • Occupation: Fifth Grade Teacher
  • Successful teacher at a thriving inner city school from 2001 - the present.
  • Resident of Sunland. Past resident of Sun Valley.
  • Former legal services attorney at San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services in Pacoima.
  • M.Ed/UCLA
  • JD/Columbia Law School
  • Budgetary transparency/accountability. The public has a right to careful and thoughtful spending.
  • College/vocational readiness. Our children must be able to successfully enter college or a vocation.
  • Health/safety is vital inside the classroom, outside the classroom, and in every school's neighborhood.
Maria Cano Click here for more information about this candidate 5,276 votes 13.5%
  • Occupation: Education Advocate/Organizer
  • United for Education Coalition-Director of Government and Media Relations
  • Rehiring of School Site Staff
  • Class Size Reduction
  • Reinstate Early, Adult and Arts Programs
Iris Zuņiga Click here for more information about this candidate 3,579 votes 9.1%
  • Occupation: Nonprofit Executive/Parent
  • Lifelong advocate for educational opportunity for all youth - I have served on the Board of non-profits dedicated to this mission
  • Received "Mujer Destacada Award" from La Opinion 2012 in the area of Education and was featured in Latino Leaders Magazine in July, 2012
  • Attended schools in board district 6, attended Mission College, transferred to UCLA, and then attended CSUN for a Masters in Public Administration
  • Increase High School Graduation Rates
  • Stabilize and increase funding for public education
  • Providing all students with equitable and rigorous learning opportunities and instruction to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary

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Official Information

Los Angeles Unified School District
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Monica Ratliff
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