Los Angeles mayoral election, 1981

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1981
Los Angeles
1977 ←
April 7, 1981 (1981-04-07)
→ 1985

  Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley meets with Rodolfo Escalera (Crop).jpg SamYorty.jpg
Candidate Tom Bradley Sam Yorty
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 293,501 148,193
Percentage 63.84% 32.23%

Mayor before election

Tom Bradley
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Tom Bradley
Democratic

The 1981 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 7, 1981. Incumbent Tom Bradley was re-elected.

Results[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, April 7, 1981[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Tom Bradley 293,501 63.84% +4.43%
Republican Sam Yorty 148,193 32.23%
Independent Robert S. Fischer, Jr. 2,464 0.54%
Independent John Anthony Zrynyi 2,055 0.45%
Libertarian Zack Richardson 1,835 0.40%
Democratic Eileen Anderson 1,822 0.40%
Independent Sally Acosta 1,464 0.32%
Independent Jim Little 1,056 0.23%
Republican James A. Ware 1,050 0.23%
Independent Max Odrezin 969 0.21%
Independent Arnold B. Luster 966 0.21%
Independent Robert Deutsch 738 0.16%
Independent Tangela Masson Tricoli 704 0.15%
Independent Mort Allen 667 0.15%
Libertarian Earl Smith 625 0.14%
Independent Henry V. Seyfried 457 0.10%
Republican Michael A. Hirt 455 0.10% -0.10%
Independent Daniel Webster Henderson, Jr. 392 0.09%
Independent Douglas Carlton 368 0.08%
Total votes 459,781 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

References and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Los Angeles Mayor". Our Campaigns. 
  2. ^ Officially all candidates are non-partisan.

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