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La Mayor 2013

'I'm Optimistic, But Certainly Not Exuberant'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.26.2013 | Los Angeles

City Councilman Eric Garcetti won the first L.A. mayor's race since the Great Recession with a simple message: telling voters he'd solve their basic p...

Garcetti Takes It

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Eric Garcetti will be Los Angeles' next mayor. By 3 a.m. Wednesday, with 100 percent of the votes counted, Garcetti had received 54 percent of the ...

Are You Ready To Vote?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.20.2013 | Los Angeles

LA voters will choose the next mayor of Los Angeles Tuesday. They will also vote on three measures seeking to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries ...

'Put A Mom In Charge'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 07.08.2013 | Los Angeles

The two Los Angeles mayoral candidates pledged Tuesday to make education a priority, telling radio listeners during a live debate that the city's econ...

PHOTO: Is This Ad Sexist?

Posted 04.30.2013 | Los Angeles

Political action committee EMILY's List's mission is to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office. Thus, it's ironic that the group...

OOPS: Greuel Slips Up

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

City Controller Wendy Greuel is facing new criticism over the use of her city email account to work on campaign business, including providing city doc...

Was There Ever Any Doubt?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The LA 2013 mayoral primary Tuesday came down to a runoff between Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel. The polls closed at 8 ...

Let The Voting Begin!

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 05.05.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Voters in Los Angeles gave a collective shrug Tuesday to the contest to replace Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, turning out in small n...

Sad But True: Angelenos Are OK With Being Ignorant

Posted 03.05.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times political writer Jim Rainey didn't mince words when describing the typical Los Angeles voter. In a discussion on HuffPost Live Monda...

WATCH: 'There Will Be Free Waffles Every Tuesday'

Posted 02.14.2013 | Los Angeles

They don't call him the Hollywood councilman for nothing. Comedian Will Ferrell wants everyone to know he supports Eric Garcetti to be the next ma...

Kathleen Miles

Can Wendy Greuel Do It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles

Perhaps Wendy Greuel's strongest advantage as she campaigns for mayor of Los Angeles is her current role as the official watchdog of City Hall. As cit...

Kathleen Miles

Hipster Mayor Set To Take Over Second-Largest City In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.18.2013 | Los Angeles

The second-largest city in America looks poised to elect the ultimate hipster candidate as its next mayor. Eric Garcetti drives a Prius, lives in h...

Garcetti's Amusing Answers To All Of Your Questions

Posted 01.17.2013 | Los Angeles

LA Councilman and mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti took to social news site Reddit Tuesday to answer Angelenos' burning -- and sometimes controversial ...