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L.A. City Hall outsider Ryu wins City Council race
L.A. City Hall outsider Ryu wins City Council race

Los Angeles City Council candidate David Ryu defeated his rival in the contest to replace Councilman Tom LaBonge in a sprawling district that includes Los Feliz, Hancock Park and Sherman Oaks. Unofficial results with 100% of precincts reporting showed Ryu, a health center development director, received more than 11,200 votes, giving him a more than 1,600-vote margin over former LaBonge aide Carolyn Ramsay, who had strong support from City Hall leaders including Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson. Ryu said late Tuesday that Ramsay called him to concede, which a Ramsay campaign official confirmed. Ryu, 39, will become the first Korean American to hold a council seat...

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