City of Vernon California

Vernon voters elect Yvette Woodruff-Perez to Vernon City Council

April 22, 2015

Press Release (PDF: 148KB)

Vernon, CA – Vernon voters elected candidate Yvette Woodruff-Perez to the Vernon

City Council in the Tuesday, April 14 municipal election. Based on the final official vote
count, Councilmember Woodruff-Perez defeated candidate Dennis E. Roberts.

Ms. Woodruff-Perez's election establishes a first-ever female majority on the fivemember
Vernon city council in the city's 109-year history. Additionally, Ms. Woodruff-
Perez's election establishes a first-ever Latina majority on the Vernon city council.

Ms. Woodruff-Perez received 21-votes. Mr. Roberts received 13-votes. 35-ballots were
canvassed by the city clerk's six-member municipal election canvassing board. A total
of 36-ballots were received from the city's 63 registered voters.

Two ballot measures were approved in the April 14 election. Measure O was passed by
a vote of YES: 29-votes, NO: 4-votes. Measure P was passed by a vote of YES: 27-
votes, NO: 6-votes.

For more City of Vernon election information, go to: cityofvernon.org/election