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L.A. City Councilman Gil Cedillo and bike activist Joe Bray-Ali looking at May 16 runoff election

L.A. City Councilman Gil Cedillo and bike activist Joe Bray-Ali looking at May 16 runoff election

Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo is heading for a May 16 runoff contest against bicycle activist Joe Bray-Ali, according to the latest vote count released Friday.

Six of the seven council members who were up for reelection March 7 won their races outright. But Cedillo, who represents such neighborhoods as Chinatown, Lincoln Heights and Westlake, took 49.4% of the vote in the latest tally — just below the majority needed to avoid a runoff.

Bray-Ali, the...

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