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Los Angeles school board President Kelly Gonez is in a surprisingly tight contest with challenger Marvin Rodriguez for a Board of Education seat representing the east San Fernando Valley. In a second board contest — to represent downtown and the Eastside — Maria Brenes holds a small lead over Rocio Rivas.
Mail-in ballots are still arriving and votes remain to be counted. But in incomplete returns for District 6 in the East Valley, Gonez had 50.3% of the tallied votes and Rodriguez 49.7%.
In District 2, Brenes had 50.8% of the vote and Rivas 49.2%. The next count update is set for Friday.