Tuesday’s municipal elections marked another dismal election day for voter turnout in Los Angeles.
As of Wednesday morning, turnout was 8.6%, according to numbers from the City Clerk’s office. That number will rise as more absentee and provisional ballots are counted. So far, 157,577 ballots have been counted, and 43,814 remain uncounted.
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Two ballot measures designed to boost turnout in Los Angeles city and school board votes won.
Charter Amendments 1 and 2, which would move L.A. elections from odd to even-numbered years to coincide with presidential and gubernatorial election cycles, were each leading with 77%, though that number may change as provisional ballots are counted.
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