Eric Garcetti

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Eric Garcetti
Eric Garcetti in Suit and Tie.jpg

Sindaco di Los Angeles
In carica
Inizio mandato 1º luglio 2013
Predecessore Antonio Villaraigosa

Dati generali
Partito politico Partito Democratico

Eric Michael Garcetti (Los Angeles, 4 febbraio 1971) è un politico statunitense, 42° sindaco di Los Angeles dal 2013 ed ex membro del Los Angeles City Council. Lavorò come Council President dal 2006 al 2012.[1]

Membro del Partito Democratico, Eric Garcetti ha vinto le elezioni il 21 maggio 2013, battendo la city Controller Wendy Greuel. Garcetti è il primo sindaco di religione ebraica e il più giovane da oltre un secolo.[2]

Infanzia e gioventù[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Eric Garcetti, figlio di Gil Garcetti e nipote di Salvador Garcetti che emigrò in Messico con suo padre, un giudice italiano, è nato al Good Samaritan Hospital[3] a Los Angeles ed è cresciuto a Encino,[4] nella San Fernando Valley.[3]

Note[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. ^ Patrick McGreevy, Quiet Transition Seen for Top Post on L.A. Council, in Los Angeles Times, 22 novembre 2005.
  2. ^ Seema Mehta e Laura J. Nelson, Garcetti wins race for L.A. mayor; Greuel concedes, in Los Angeles Times, Tribune Company, 22 maggio 2013. URL consultato il 22 maggio 2013.
    «Garcetti will be the first elected Jewish mayor of the city. At 42, he will also be the youngest in more than a century.».
  3. ^ a b ERIC GARCETTI ANNOUNCES RUN FOR L.A. MAYOR, su Eric Garcetti- Los Angeles Mayor 2013, 8 settembre 2011. URL consultato il 20 ottobre 2013.
    «A fourth-generation Angeleno, Garcetti was born at Good Samaritan Hospital and was raised in the San Fernando Valley. ... He also studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and the London School of Economics and was a Rockefeller Foundation Next Generation Leadership Fellow. He taught public policy, diplomacy and world affairs at Occidental College and the University of Southern California before being elected to the City Council.».
  4. ^ Michael Finnegan, Eric Garcetti invokes Latino-Jewish ancestry in mayor's race, in Los Angeles Times, Tribune Company, 2 gennaio 2013. URL consultato il 22 maggio 2013.
    «Eric's grandfather, Salvador Garcetti, was born in Mexico and grew up in Boyle Heights. Salvador was brought to the United States as a baby after his father, Massimo Garcetti, a judge who had emigrated from Italy, was hanged during the Mexican Revolution that began in 1910, Garcetti says. Eric's grandmother, Juanita Iberri, one of 19 children in a family that migrated from Sonora, Mexico, was born in Arizona. ... Garcetti's maternal grandfather, Harry Roth, turned the family's Los Angeles clothing business, Louis Roth & Co., into a major national brand of high-end suits for men. ... Garcetti, 41, was raised in Encino and attended a public elementary school at UCLA. From 7th to 12th grade, he went to Harvard, then a private boys' school in Studio City.».

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