The L.A. Times characterizes the race: A long, expensive (and distinctive) race nears the finish line
Tuesday's election will put either the first woman or the first, elected Jewish leader in the mayor's office. But a more dubious distinction is possible: the lowest turnout for an open mayoral seat.DemoCast Media excerpted from Ben Welsh & Michael Finnegan's L.A. Times article:
In a city with more than 2 million eligible voters, roughly 400,000 may cast ballots in this Tuesday's election. More than 2 million people can vote for mayor of Los Angeles. But if history is a reliable guide, as many as 1.6 million of them will skip Tuesday's election.Both mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel have been engaged in negative advertising campaigns. Watch and judge the candidates, excerpted from this group public debate filmed before the March primary by DemoCast at Congregation Beth Jacob in Beverly Hills.
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