Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Martinez Defeats Montañez And Becomes Sole Woman In L.A. City Council

Nury Martinez

Martinez will be the only woman elect to the 15-member City Council in L.A.

By H. Nelson Goodson
July 24, 2013

Los Angeles, CA - On Tuesday, Nury Martinez defeated Cindy Montañez in a special election for the L.A. City Council. Martinez won in District 6 with 4,917 votes and Montañez received 4,093 with all 63 precincts reporting. She will serve as the only woman in an all male City Council.
Martinez is a former San Francisco City Council member, former L.A. Unified School District Board of Education Director and executive director for Pacoima Beautiful. She will replace Tony Cardenas who resigned as District 6 Councilman after getting elected to the House of Representatives in November. 

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