Saturday, May 30

Daily Bruin Editorial Board city election endorsements



The editorial board is composed of multiple Daily Bruin staff members and is dedicated to publishing informed opinions on issues relevant to students. The board serves as the official voice of the paper and is separate from the newsroom.

Ahead of the March 7 municipal elections, the Daily Bruin’s editorial board has endorsed candidates for city government and measures on the ballot. Here are our picks:

City officials

Mayor: Eric Garcetti

Council member for City District 5: Jesse Creed


City ballot measures

Measure S: A proposal to impose a two-year moratorium on development projects that require zoning changes – No

Measure H: A measure implementing a 0.25 percent countywide sales tax to help provide services to homeless people – Yes

Measure M: Provides the city with the power to regulate and tax medical and recreational marijuana sales – Yes

Measure N: Industry-backed measure authorizing city to create a permitting program that prioritizes permits for existing medical marijuana dispensaries – No

Measure P: Ballot measure extending the maximum period for harbor department leases from 50 to 66 years – Yes


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