It’s official: Eric Garcetti has won the race for Los Angeles mayor over Wendy Greuel, who conceded this morning.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Garcetti earned 54 percent of the votes and Greuel had 46 percent, ABC News reports.
Garcetti is both LA’s first Jewish mayor and, at 42, its youngest mayor in 100 years, according to the LA Times.
He tweeted his thanks to the voters: “Thank you Los Angeles–the hard work begins but I am honored to lead this city for the next four years. Let’s make this a great city again.”
Last night, things looked too close to call, with both candidates appearing optimistic about their chances. Continue reading