Franklin Gilliam, Jr.

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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Dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles

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Despite big money from the unions thought to dominate the politics of Los Angeles, or perhaps because of it, LA City Councilman  Eric Garcetti  will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles.

With the Election over, What's Next at Los Angeles City Hall?

Despite big money from the unions thought to dominate the politics of Los Angeles, or perhaps because of it, LA City Councilman Eric Garcetti will be the next Mayor of Los Angeles.

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For Antonio Villaraigosa, the days as Mayor of Los Angeles are dwindling down to a precious few. He'll be out of office on the first of July.

As Los Angeles Votes for a New Mayor, We Talk to the Old One

For Antonio Villaraigosa, the days as Mayor of Los Angeles are dwindling down to a precious few. He'll be out of office on the first of July.

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