Voting in Watts
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L. A. Voters Go to Polls

Voters make their way past a flag and a mural at the Watts Towers Arts Center, which served as a polling place. Art curator Cecil Ferguson is depicted in the mural. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
A voter leaves the polling place at the Union Rescue Mission Tuesday morning. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Mayoral candidate Bernard Parks is greeted by well-wishers after voting at the Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Baldwin Hills. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Antonio Villaraigosa holds his daughter Natalia, 11, while his wife Corina votes in the garage of a private home that served as a polling place in Glassel Park. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Richard Alarcon in Sun Valley, near his local polling place at the Four Square Church. (Al Seib / LAT)
Voters at University Synagogue on Sunset Boulevard on the Westside are seen through a Torah display case in the rotunda. (Annie Wells / LAT)
Marjorie King, 83, votes at the Sherman Oaks Galleria. Marjorie is helped by polling place inspector Kimberley Ferren because she could not read the ballot. (Al Seib / LAT)
Rosa Santana puts up a campaign sign in front of her grandmother’s home in the Estrada Courts in East Los Angeles. (Carlos Chavez / LAT)
Ron Drifka signs his name in the voters log before voting at Gloria’s Party Supply on Ardmore. Precinct workers helping Drifka are, from left, Brigitte Stone, Robert Fujiwara and Blanche Larsch. (Annie Wells / LAT)
Robert Lindhout, 53, leaves the polling place at the Bible Baptist Church in Sylmar, where turnout was low. (Al Seib / LAT)
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn buys Girl Scout cookies from Janet Olivier, 9, left, and Sydney Lezberg, 9, after he voted at Taper Avenue Elementary School in San Pedro. (Francine Orr / LAT)
With precinct workers and voting booths in the background, barber Hakeem Eni cuts 18-year-old Henry Montgomery’s hair at the Headmaster’s Barber Shop in Los Angeles. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
A pedestrian makes his way past a Bernard Parks billboard on a truck across the street from the Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Baldwin Hills. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
Mayoral candidate Robert Hertzberg and his wife Cynthia Telles deposit their ballots near their home in Sherman Oaks. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Ailyn Enriquez, 7, is greeted by mayoral candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, who stopped by the Original Tommy’s hamburger stand at Beverly and Rampart boulevards Tuesday evening. (Gary Friedman / LAT)