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Paul Krekorian
In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking
In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking

In an election Tuesday where voters will weigh in on an idea to boost L.A.’s low voter turnout, it remains an open question how many people will go to the polls. With a late winter storm predicted for the weekend, candidates and their teams were scrambling to phone voters and knock on as many doors as possible. "We'll be out there, rain or shine,'' said Karren Lane, a consultant to Marqueece Harris-Dawson, one of four candidates hoping to replace retiring South Los Angeles Councilman Bernard C. Parks. If the rain extends into Tuesday, as predicted, it could further dampen what is already expected to be a low turnout. Just under 21% of registered voters marked...

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