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Election 2015: How will Charter Amendments 1 & 2 work?




Voters fill out ballots in the June 5 presidential primary election at Estrada Court Community Center in Boyle Heights.
Voters fill out ballots in the June 5 presidential primary election at Estrada Court Community Center in Boyle Heights.
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Los Angeles voters on Tuesday approved Charter Amendments 1 & 2, two measures that will move municipal and school board elections from odd to even-numbered years to align with statewide and national elections.

Fernando Guerra, political science professor and director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University, joined Take Two to explain how changing the timing of elections could increase voter turnout.