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20-Year-Old Ousts Three-Term Incumbent on La Cañada School Board

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A 20-year-old Princeton student ousted an incumbent on the board of the La Cañada Unified School District.

Although he cannot legally drink, Princeton junior Andrew Blumenfeld returned to his home district and outraised his opponents, including three-term incumbent Jeanne Broberg. He brought in $13,730 in monetary contributions, according to the La Cañada Valley Sun. But the race was still close and the final tally, which the registrar said will be certified Monday, showed that Blumenfeld beat his opponent by a slim 10-vote margin.

"I am a cautiously thrilled, and I am excited to get started," Blumenfeld told the La Cañada Valley Sun. "I wish we could have known more definitively on Nov. 8. We could have already gotten 10 days of work done."

Oh, those Ivy League overachievers.

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Here's the winning campaign video:

Andrew Blumenfeld for La Cañada School Board from Andrew Blumenfeld 4 LC Schools on Vimeo.