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Antonio Villaraigosa

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Mayor

The Resume

    (January 23, 1953- )
    Born in Boyle Heights, California
    Birth name was Antonio Ramon Villar
    California State Assemblyman (1994-2000)
    Mayor of Los Angeles (2005- )

Why he might be annoying

    He was expelled from Cathedral HIgh School after getting into a fight after a football game.
    He failed the bar exam four times.
    While his wife, Corina, was undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer, he left town with a friend's wife (1994).
    After Corina filed for divorce, he admitted to having an affair with a television reporter (July 3, 2007).
    David Hasselhoff was a guest at his mayoral inauguration.
    He was photographed sleeping during President Bush's State of the Union address (2007).
    He has a tattoo with the slogan 'Born to Raise Hell.'

Why he might not be annoying

    When he married Corina Raigosa, they fused their last names to create a new family name.
    He was the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since 1872.
    His first act as mayor was to require all city employees to sign an ethics pledge.
    He initiated Operation Pothole, which more than doubled its original goal of filling 35,000 potholes in 14 days.
    He said, 'I don't believe the details of my personal life are relevant to my job as mayor.'

Credit: C. Fishel


Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 15 Votes: 86.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 89 Votes: 46.07% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 212 Votes: 49.53% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 112 Votes: 55.36% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 52 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 85 Votes: 63.53% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 72 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 99 Votes: 62.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 315 Votes: 66.98% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 70 Votes: 75.71% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 65 Votes: 66.15% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 29 Votes: 75.86% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 27 Votes: 62.96% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 58 Votes: 63.79% Annoying

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