Eric Garcetti facts for kids
|42nd Mayor of Los Angeles|
July 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Antonio Villaraigosa|
|22nd President of the Los Angeles City Council|
January 1, 2006 – January 12, 2012
|Preceded by||Alex Padilla|
|Succeeded by||Herb Wesson|
|Member of the Los Angeles City Council
from the 13th district
July 1, 2001 – July 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Jackie Goldberg|
|Succeeded by||Mitch O'Farrell|
Eric Michael Garcetti
February 4, 1971
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Amy Wakeland (2009–present)|
|Alma mater||Columbia University
London School of Economics
Queen's College, Oxford
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Unit||Information Dominance Corps
United States Navy Reserve
Eric Michael Garcetti (born February 4, 1971) is an American politician. He has served as mayor of Los Angeles since 2013. He is a former member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 13th District. He served as Council President from 2006 to 2012.
He is a member of the Democratic Party. Garcetti won an election to become mayor on May 21, 2013/ He defeated city Controller Wendy Greuel. Garcetti is the city's first elected Jewish mayor and its youngest in more than a hundred years.
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