LAUSD School Board Member Ref Rodriguez Resigns. Now what?

“Rodriguez’s misdeeds…made a mockery of the laws governing elections.

- LA Times Editorial Board

When Ref Rodriguez was first charged with felonies related to his 2015 election to the LAUSD School Board, his attorney declared that it was “much ado about nothing”. It actually amounted to a great deal since Rodriguez is now a convicted felon after pleading guilty and stepping down from his position on the Board. Unfortunately for the students…