The results are scheduled to be certified today.
“We have to figure out how to fix this and to restore confidence … before November,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn, who represents the South Bay and Long Beach areas.
Technical issues plagued polling sites throughout California as people turned out in droves, taxing a system meant to make voting easier with new technology, same-day registration and centralized vote centers in some counties.
Long Beach voters have a lot to decide: City Council candidates in three districts, two ballot measures, state measures and candidates, Congressional seats—and of course, their pick for the presidential nomination.
The Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education adopted a resolution in support of the bond, which could bring as much as $330 million in state funds for projects in local schools, officials said.
The 8th District candidate forum focused on homelessness, affordable housing, economic development and other issues.
March 3 is going to be a big one: We have elections for who will represent YOU in City Council Districts 2, 4 and 8 AND for school board seats for Districts 2 and 4. To sift through all those candidates and their positions, we built a handy tool for you.
The Midtown seat has long been held by incumbent and Vice Mayor Dee Andrews, who is running for his fourth, four-year term in the March 3 election.
Seven candidates are vying to represent the district, which includes much of the Downtown waterfront, Alamitos Beach, the Port of Long Beach and other areas.