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LA 500: Richard Riordan

Civic Leaders

A well-established and highly respected attorney, entrepreneur, and philanthropist before entering public service, Richard Riordan was elected mayor of Los Angeles in 1993 and re-elected by an overwhelming margin four years later, with more than 60 percent of the voters supporting his efforts to improve public safety, create quality jobs, and reform L.A.’s public schools.

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