Courted heavily by both contenders, the congresswoman announces her support in a press event at City Hall. Garcetti touts backing from black Democratic Rep. Karen Bass.
Those in higher-crime areas, who vote in lower numbers, supported the proposal almost to the same extent that more affluent voters rejected it.
Strict limits on campaign contributions imposed by voters nearly three decades ago are crumbling in the Los Angeles mayor's race, with big donors using loosely
Eric Garcetti finished with 54.2%, Wendy Greuel with 45.8% of the 419,592 votes cast. Final tally confirms preliminary outcomes in all contests on the ballot.