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Among the three leading contenders in the race to be L.A.’s next mayor, differences can be subtle. Then there’s attorney and former radio host Kevin James.
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The three-term city councilperson makes her case for taking charge of City Hall.
Bornstein has been a local business owner for 30 years, as well as a lifelong Angeleno and Democrat.
Cary Brazeman describes himself as an openly gay community activist and fiscally conservative progressive Democrat.
If elected, Galperin intends to lean on his experience as chair of the L.A. Commission on Revenue Efficiency to hold government officials more accountable with city funds.
Patel is half the age of some of the other candidates, but he has already accumulated a broad resume.
Formerly a member of the Republican Party (he changed his registration status to “decline to state” in 2011), Zine has represented L.A.’s 3rd district on the city council since 2001.
Note: Disability advocate/teacher Analilia Joya is also running for City Controller.
Feuer served six years on the Los Angeles City Council and is currently representing the 42nd Assembly District as a member of the California State Assembly.
Smith is a Navy veteran and seasoned courtroom attorney.
A native of San Pedro and a graduate of USC, Carmen Trutanich currently serves as the seventh City Attorney of Los Angeles.
A graduate of UC Berkley, Weiss completed his law doctorate at Loyola University of Los Angeles in 1976 and has been practicing real estate, environmental, and corporate law in our city ever since