Judge Dismisses Ballot Title Challenge from Republican Candidate for Los Angeles Community College Board Against Veteran Democrat Dallas Fowler
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Last week a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge dismissed a ballot designation challenge (Case No. BS166658) by Ernest H. Moreno in the election for Los Angeles Community College District, Seat. No. 4. Moreno, a Republican and current incumbent, challenged longtime veteran Democratic activist Dallas Fowler’s title of “Los Angeles Commissioner/Educator.” Fowler served on the Los Angeles County Commission on the Status of Women from 2013 until 2015 and is currently appointed as a Commissioner to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Police Permit Review Panel.
“Since the election in November it has been open season on Democratic candidates and values everywhere—including in the city of Los Angeles,” commented Fowler. "Republican candidates are trying to take advantage of president-elect Donald Trump’s style of making claims without facts in hopes of winning their races.
"I'm thankful that the presiding judge in my case denied the filing of Moreno’s ridiculous claims. It’s well known that I was appointed to the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioner’s Police Permit Review Panel by Mayor Eric Garcetti. I have a long history of educating thousands of women, small business owners and young people in the area of marketing, social media and professional development through organizations like the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles and the California Board of Equalization.”
Dallas is currently a candidate for Los Angeles Community College District, Seat No. 4. The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the country, spanning 36 cities in Los Angeles County and serving nearly 250,000 students per year at its nine colleges. Drawing 80 percent of its enrollment from historically underserved populations, LACCD offers affordable and accredited higher education that empowers students to transfer to four-year institutions, earn associate's degrees, and obtain training and job skills that open doors to lifelong opportunities.
A proud Los Angeles native, Dallas Fowler served in Mayor Eric Garcetti's cabinet as a Commissioner on the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioner’s Police Permit Review Board. She is a graduate of Florida A & M University’s School of Business & Industry and Principal of Daltek Global Solutions, LLC, a boutique digital and print media firm specializing in outreach, political and business development consulting. She holds over tens years of experience in supplier diversity & community affairs and fifteen plus years in project management and event planning. A life-long Democrat, Dallas has been actively working on political campaigns for over twenty years. As a graduate and former alumnae association President for the Los Angeles African American Women's Public Policy Institute, Dallas currently serves on their faculty providing training in campaign communications. She also currently serves on the boards of and the Museum of African American Art and the South L.A. youth outreach non-profit C.H.A.N.G.E.S. Her service to Los Angeles was honored in 2015 by the National Action Network when she was awarded one of the Most Influential Persons Under 40 in Los Angeles. Fowler previously served on the Commission on the Status of Women in Los Angeles County as a delegate to the National Association of Commissions for Women.
The election will be held March 7, 2017. For more information on Dallas, please visit dallasfowler.com and follow @YoDallas on Twitter, @DallasDFowler on Facebook and the hashtag #Dallas4LACCD.