2022 Los Angeles mayoral election
|Elections in California|
The 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the Mayor of Los Angeles. The primary for this election, a top-two primary by California law, will take place on June 7, 2022. Incumbent Mayor Eric Garcetti will be ineligible to seek a third term due to term limits, but is serving an extended second term due to a law moving election dates.
Major declared candidates
The following candidates (listed alphabetically) have held office, have been included in polls, or have been the subject of significant media coverage.
|President pro tempore of the Los Angeles City Council
Member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 15th district
Former Los Angeles Police Department officer
|March 15, 2021
|18th Los Angeles City Attorney
Former member of the California State Assembly from the 42nd district
Former member of the Los Angeles City Council from the 5th district
|March 9, 2020
Other declared candidates
- Eden Cristo, grassroots founder of We Humyns (a group intending to get humans to Mars)
- Kevin Dalton, populist candidate
- YJ Draiman, perennial candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles and father of Disturbed lead singer David Draiman[unreliable source?]
- Sean Enright, construction worker
- Alex Gruenenfelder, social justice advocate
- Evan Jasek, web developer
- G. Juan Johnson, legal advocate
- Joseph May, engineer
- Helan Mahmood, co-founder of fashion brand Don Kaka
- William Rodriguez Morrison, community organizer and perennial candidate
- Rick Caruso, mall developer (famous for properties such as The Grove at Farmers Market and The Americana at Brand)
- Kevin de León, Los Angeles City Councilman, 14th District, former President pro tempore of the California State Senate and 2018 U.S. Senate candidate
- Wendy Greuel, former Los Angeles City Controller, City Councilman, 2nd District, candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2013
- Paul Krekorian, Los Angeles City Councilman, 2nd District, former California State Assemblyman
- Jessica Lall, President and CEO, Central City Association
- Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council President, 6th District, former Los Angeles Unified School District Board Member
- Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles City Councilman, 10th District, former Los Angeles County Supervisor
- Alestar Van Mater, real estate agent
- Mike Bonin, Los Angeles City Councilmember, 11th District (running for re-election)
- Philip DeFranco, news commentator and YouTube personality
- "LA City Attorney Mike Feuer says he wants to be mayor, kicking off early group of entrants in 2022 races". March 12, 2020.
- "Los Angeles mayor wins re-election in landslide". March 8, 2017 – via www.reuters.com.
- Smith, Dakota (March 15, 2021). "Councilman Joe Buscaino, a longtime LAPD officer, enters race for L.A. mayor in 2022". The Los Angeles Times.
- "Councilman Joe Buscaino enters race for L.A. mayor in 2022, places homelessness, rising crime at top of to-do list". KTLA. March 15, 2021.
- Smith, Dakota. "City Atty. Mike Feuer says he's running for L.A. mayor". Retrieved January 20, 2021.
- Stuart, Gwynedd (March 10, 2020). "City Attorney Mike Feuer Is Running for Mayor of Los Angeles".
- "Eden Cristo mayoral campaign announcement".
- "Solutions | Los Angeles". Next LA Mayor.
- "Los Angeles Elections - Los Angeles Elections 2022". losangeleselections.com.
- "Home". Enright For Mayor LA 2022.
- Mayor 2022, Alex Gruenenfelder for. "Alex Gruenenfelder Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2022". PRLog.
- https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanjasek/. Missing or empty
- "A Letter of Thanks". Random Lengths News. September 8, 2020.
- May, Joseph. Twitter https://twitter.com/MayforLA/status/1369091047884783617. Missing or empty
- "Student Drops Out of College to Run for LA Mayor & Uses TikTok to Campaign". spectrumnews1.com.
- Blum, Steven (April 22, 2019). "Mall Mogul Rick Caruso Is Considering Running for Mayor".
- Feb. 10, David Zahniser Staff Writer; Am, 20205 (February 10, 2020). "They're running for L.A. City Council — but not ruling out a bid for mayor in 2022". Los Angeles Times.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- https://twitter.com/dakotacdsmith/status/1184522862369083394. Missing or empty
- "L.A. Council President Nury Martinez 'seriously considering' a bid for mayor, advisor says". Los Angeles Times. May 5, 2021.
- "In South L.A., a veteran Democrat finds himself facing candidates on his left". Los Angeles Times. February 28, 2020.
- "Los Angeles Mayorial Candidate Alestar Van Mater Speaks at Political Rally". September 10, 2020.
- Twitter https://twitter.com/mikebonin/status/1389981806296895496?s=21. Missing or empty
- "PLEASE STOP! DON'T DO THIS... The Rock, Dr. Seuss "Cancelled" Explained, DeFranco LA Mayor, & More" – via www.youtube.com.
- "Maebe's Endorsements for Change: Alex Gruenenfelder for Mayor of Los Angeles". Instagram.
- "Endorsements". Alex Gruenenfelder for Mayor of Los Angeles.
- "@BraddonM endorses @MayorAlexLA for Mayor". Twitter.
- "The Blue Project is thrilled to endorse Alex Gruenenfelder for Mayor of Los Angeles..." Instagram.
- "Respect Your Roots endorses Alex Gruenenfelder for Mayor of Los Angeles". Instagram.
- "Worn Not Torn Exchange endorsement for mayor". Instagram.
- Official campaign websites