The 1997 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 8, 1997. Incumbent Richard J. Riordan won the election against California State Senator, Chicago Seven defendant, and SDS activist Tom Hayden. As of 2021, this is the most recent time a Republican was elected Mayor of Los Angeles.
|Republican||Richard Riordan (incumbent)||250,771||61.49%||+28.07%|
|Independent||Candido J. Marez||5,852||1.43%|
|Socialist Workers||Craig A. Honts||5,065||1.24%|
References and footnotesEdit
- "City of Los Angeles Primary Nomination Final - Official Election Results". Office of the City Clerk, City of Los Angeles.
- "Los Angeles Mayor". Our Campaigns.
- Officially all candidates are non-partisan.