Each mayor also organizes his office into different offices, usually containing the Los Angeles Housing Team, Los Angeles Business Team, International Trade Office, Mayor's Volunteer Corps, and Office of Immigrant Affairs, among other divisions. The candidate receiving a majority of the vote in the primary is elected outright.If no candidate receives a majority, the top two candidates advance to a runoff election, called the general election.
Villaraigosa and Parker’s breakup comes just as the mayor nears the end of his term.
He is also heavily involved in President Obama’s reelection campaign, raising funds in recent months and making television appearances.
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The Mayor of the City of Los Angeles is the official head and chief executive officer of Los Angeles, California.
Most of the mayor's appointments and proposals are subject to approval by the Los Angeles City Council, but the mayor has the power of veto or approval of City Council legislation.