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Jodi Long Elected President Of SAG-AFTRA’s L.A. Local As MembershipFirst Candidates Win In Landslide

Jodi Long Elected President Of SAG-AFTRA’s L.A. Local As MembershipFirst Candidates Win In Landslide

Jodi Long has been elected president of SAG-AFTRA’s Los Angeles local, defeating Yvette Nicole Brown by a vote of 7,154 to 6,096. She succeeds Patricia Richardson as the local’s president.

The L.A. local, which represents nearly half of the union’s entire membership, long has been a stronghold for the MembershipFirst opposition party, which won all three of the local’s officer races, 11 of the 14 open national board seats and 31 of the 41 local board seats reserved for actors and performers. They were the top 10 vote-getters for the national board and the top nine for the local board.

Gabrielle Carteris, who did not seek re-election as national president, was elected as a delegate to the union’s next convention but didn’t make the cut to win one of the 14 national board seats, finishing 16th.

Long, who won a Daytime Emmy this year for her role on Netflix’s Dash & Lily,

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