LOCAL CITY HALL
Full Coverage

L.A. City Council District 4 race

Fourteen candidates are campaigning to represent District Four, which stretches from Sherman Oaks to Miracle Mile and includes parts of Hollywood and Los Feliz. The winner will replace Councilman Tom LaBonge, who will soon be termed out of office. The primary election will be held March 3.

 

 

  • L.A. Council District 4 runoff likely to be insider vs. outsider

    L.A. Council District 4 runoff likely to be insider vs. outsider

    Days after Angelenos went to the polls, it is still unclear who will go head to head in a May runoff election to represent a sprawling Silver Lake-to-Sherman Oaks City Council district. Few were surprised to see Carolyn Ramsay, chief of staff to the councilman she hopes to replace, among the top...

  • L.A. City Council candidate prods opponent to shun outside spending

    L.A. City Council candidate prods opponent to shun outside spending

    As she gears up for a possible runoff, Los Angeles City Council candidate Carolyn Ramsay is prodding a potential opponent to reject spending by independent committees to back his campaign. Ramsay is narrowly leading a crowded field of candidates in the race to represent a council district that...

  • L.A. election demonstrates the power of the few

    L.A. election demonstrates the power of the few

    Los Angeles City Council members each represent districts of about 250,000 people. But three incumbents on Tuesday reclaimed their seats with what could end up being fewer than 10,000 votes apiece. It was another dismal statistic in the city's decades-long slide in voter turnout. What made Tuesday...

  • Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'

    Critics target outgoing city councilman Tom LaBonge as a 'pothole politican'

    L.A.'s Tom LaBonge is a big-city councilman with a small-town style. His office bought its own city truck to pick up abandoned sofas and trash across the 4th District. During a downpour, the Los Angeles Downtown News reported that he personally scooped debris out of downtown gutters. He's a civic...

  • Foes question firm's work for Steve Veres' City Council race

    Foes question firm's work for Steve Veres' City Council race

    Los Angeles election law restricts how much campaign money a politician can receive from each donor. But the rules are more relaxed for independent expenditure committees: Those groups can support or oppose a candidate by raising and spending unlimited money as long as they don't coordinate their...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
54°