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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors election, 2008

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors election, 2008

The 2008 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors elections were held on June 3, 2008, coinciding with the California elections, June 2008.[1] Three of the five seats (for the Second, Fourth and Fifth Districts) of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors were contested in this election. None of the incumbents were termed out.


Second District

2nd District supervisorial election - June 3, 2008 [2]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Mark Ridley-Thomas 68,192 45.63%
Bernard C. Parks 59,069 39.53%
Antonio Alvarez 5,733 3.84%
Martin L K Aubrey 4,803 3.21%
Thomas Neusom 3,519 2.35%
D "Doc" Smith Jr 2,748 1.84%
Morris Griffin 2,274 1.52%
Drew "Doc" Fenton 2,117 1.42%
F Thompson 987 0.66%
Voter turnout 20.89%
Total votes 149,442 100.00%

Since Second District voters failed to elect a Supervisor by a two-thirds vote, a runoff election was held on November 4, 2008, coinciding with the United States presidential election, 2008.

2nd District supervisorial election - November 4, 2008 [3]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Mark Ridley-Thomas 309,654 61.18%
Bernard C. Parks 196,442 38.82%
Voter turnout 69.18%
Total votes 506,096 100.00%

Fourth District

4th District supervisorial election, 2008[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Don Knabe (incumbent) 95,062 70.04%
Marylou Cabral 23,703 17.46%
Jay Shah 16,963 12.50%
Voter turnout 18.97%%
Total votes 135,728 100.00%

Fifth District

5th District supervisorial election - June 3, 2008[5]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Michael D. Antonovich (incumbent) 114,634 79.33%
Stephen Mark Hinze 29,875 20.67%
Voter turnout 15.06%
Total votes 144,509 100.00%


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External links

  • Los Angeles County Department of Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
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