Los Angeles mayoral election, 1997

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1997
Los Angeles
1993 ←
April 8, 1997 (1997-04-08)
→ 2001

Turnout 31.71%
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Candidate Richard Riordan Tom Hayden
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 250,771 140,648
Percentage 61.49% 34.49%

Mayor before election

Richard Riordan
Republican

Elected Mayor

Richard Riordan
Republican

The 1997 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 8, 1997. Incumbent Richard J. Riordan won the election.

Results[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, April 8, 1997[1][2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Richard Riordan 250,771 61.49% +28.07%
Democratic Tom Hayden 140,648 34.49%
Independent Candido J. Marez 5,852 1.43%
Independent Leonard Shapiro 5,454 1.33% +1.21%
Socialist Workers Craig A. Honts 5,065 1.24%
Total votes 407,790 100.00%
Turnout 424,653 31.71%
Registered electors 1,339,036
Republican hold Swing

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