Los Angeles election, 2009

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The 2009 elections for elected officials in Los Angeles took place on March 3, 2009, with run-off elections on May 19, 2009. The mayor, city attorney, city controller and eight out of the fifteen members of the city council were up for election.

Results[edit]

Officially all candidates are non-partisan. *Incumbent.

Mayor[edit]

Incumbent Antonio Villaraigosa was re-elected.[1][2]

City attorney[edit]

Incumbent Rocky Delgadillo could not stand for re-election due to term limits. Carmen Trutanich was elected after the run-off election on May 19, 2009.[1][3][4][5]

City controller[edit]

Incumbent Laura N. Chick could not stand for re-election due to term limits.

Los Angeles city controller general election, March 3, 2009[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Wendy Greuel 168,680 65.40%
Republican Kathleen "Suzy" Evans 47,758 18.52%
Independent Nick Patsaouras 41,464 16.08%
Total votes 257,902 100.00
Turnout 285,658 17.90% -10.63%
Registered electors 1,596,165
Democratic hold Swing

City council[edit]

District 1

Los Angeles City Council District 1 general election, March 3, 2009[1][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Ed Reyes* 7,608 76.06%
Independent Jesus G. "Jesse" Rosas 2,395 23.94%
Total votes 10,003 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

District 3

Los Angeles City Council District 3 general election, March 3, 2009[1][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dennis Zine* 17,370 71.20%
Independent Jeff Bornstein 7,027 28.80%
Total votes 24,397 100.00
Republican hold Swing

District 5
Incumbent Jack Weiss was running for the city attorney post.

Los Angeles City Council District 5 primary election, March 3, 2009[1][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic David "Ty" Vahedi 6,945 21.71%
Democratic Paul Koretz 6,881 21.51%
Independent Adeena N. Bleich 5,065 15.84%
Independent Ron Galperin 4,874 15.24%
Independent Robyn Ritter Simon 4,458 13.94%
Independent Robert Schwartz 3,762 11.76%
Total votes 31,985 100.00
Los Angeles City Council District 5 general election, May 19, 2009[10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Paul Koretz 18,547 50.99%
Democratic David "Ty" Vahedi 17,825 49.01%
Total votes 36,372 100.00
Registered electors 166,743
Democratic hold Swing

District 7

Los Angeles City Council District 7 general election, March 3, 2009[1][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Richard Alarcón* 8,450 100.00%
Total votes 8,450 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

District 9

Los Angeles City Council District 9 general election, March 3, 2009[1][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Jan Perry* 7,158 100.00%
Total votes 7,158 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

District 11

Los Angeles City Council District 11 general election, March 3, 2009[1][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Bill Rosendahl* 20,539 75.07%
Independent Harry "Craig" Wilson 6,822 24.93%
Total votes 27,361 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

District 13

Los Angeles City Council District 13 general election, March 3, 2009[1][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eric Garcetti* 8,605 72.12%
Independent Gary Slossberg 3,326 27.88%
Total votes 11,931 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

District 15

Los Angeles City Council District 15 general election, March 3, 2009[1][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Janice Hahn* 10,869 76.07%
Republican Christopher Salabaj 3,420 23.93%
Total votes 14,289 100.00
Democratic hold Swing

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