The deadline is Tuesday to cast a ballot in the special election between Imelda Padilla and Marisa Alcaraz to fill the Sixth District Los Angeles City Council seat vacated when former Council President Nury Martinez resigned.

Padilla, a community relations manager, led the seven-candidate field in the first round of voting April 4 with 25.65% of the vote but fell short of a majority, necessitating a runoff against Alcaraz, a City Council aide who was second with 21.13%. Click here to read more: