Press coverage of SEIU 2015’s work to elect L.A.’s new Mayor: Karen Bass

November 18, 2022
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SEIU Local 2015 is thrilled that the City of Los Angeles has elected Karen Bass to be our Mayor. Karen Bass has represented the people of Los Angeles in Congress for more than ten years, fighting for economic equity, criminal justice reform, environmental advocacy, fair working conditions, and unity—all central to building a just society. SEIU Local 2015 was a proud early endorser of Karen Bass for Mayor of Los Angeles. We believe that Congresswoman Bass will continue to uphold pro-worker values in the City of Los Angeles, and fight for quality care for our communities’ most vulnerable.

Fox 11: Karen Bass expected to be first female mayor of Los Angeles, AP projects

Numbers released by the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on Nov. 10 showed Caruso leading Bass by just over 2,000 votes, with 1,452,192 ballots counted. But by Nov. 14, Bass had expanded her lead by having more than 29,000 votes over Caruso. Read the full article here.

FOX-11/KTTV-LA: Karen Bass Wins Race for LA Mayor

La Opinión: Karen Bass gana la elección y se convierte en la primera alcaldesa electa de Los Ángeles

Derrota al empresario multimillonario Rick Caruso, quien puso más de $100 millones de su bolsa para su campaña electoral. Leá el articulo completo aquí.

My 9 New Jersey: Karen Bass expected to be first female mayor of Los Angeles, AP projects

The projected winner’s announcement came just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, after the latest results from LA County’s registrar-recorder’s office had Bass holding 53.06% of votes, with Rick Caruso garnering 46.94%. Full story online here.

Fox 5 Washington DC: Karen Bass expected to be first female mayor of Los Angeles, AP projects

Bass will become the first female mayor of Los Angeles, and the second Black person to hold office.