Weekend politics roundup

  • No matter who wins Tuesday's election, the job of governing Los Angeles City Hall is about to get much tougher. LAT/Zahniser
  • "Angelenos deserve leaders who will address the city's problems with bold, intelligent action. We want real reform, real change in City Hall," says a Daily News editorial.
  • New York Times covers the heated election races in West Hollywood.
  • Forescee Hogan-Rowles is the name on the ballot, but the CD 8 campaign sometimes seems to be a rematch between Councilman Bernard Parks and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. LAT
  • Top 10 reasons organized labor hates Bernard Parks. LA Weekly
  • Interviews with the council candidates in South L.A. Intersections
  • Ron Kaye predicts success for his group's slate of candidates and accuses Tom LaBonge of smearing Stephen Box.
  • Daily News columnist Doug McIntrye pushes for some incumbents to lose.
  • Larry Gerston on what it will take to get Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measures on the ballot. Prop Zero
  • Miguel Alejandro Sanchez, a candidate for the Bell City Council in Tuesday's election, died at age 34. LAT, Eastern Group
  • La OpiniĆ³n urges its readers to vote if they are citizens. Editorial

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