Compton school board candidates have until August 9 to file

Three of the seven at-large seats on the Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees in California are up for nonpartisan general election on November 5. The filing deadline is August 9. The seats held by board President Micah Ali, Clerk Charles Davis, and member Sandra Moss are on the ballot. Ali was first elected to the board in 2007, Davis was elected in 2013, and Moss was elected in 2015.
The district’s 2017 election had four at-large seats on the ballot. Nineteen candidates ran for re-election, including all four incumbents whose terms were up for election that year. All four incumbents retained their seats.
In 2015, three seats were up for election. Twenty candidates ran that year, including two incumbents whose seats were on the ballot. Davis also ran for another term, although his term was not up for re-election that year. Davis and Ali won new terms on the board, and Moss won her first term on the board.
The Compton Unified School District served 23,452 students during the 2015-2016 school year.
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