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L.A. Mayoral Candidates Pick Up Key Endorsements

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti both picked up key backings in the race for Los Angeles Mayor.

Councilmember Jan Perry endorsed Eric Garcetti for mayor Thursday in South L.A.

“I am proud to endorse Eric Garcetti for Mayor,” Perry said. “I spent the last two years seeing the candidates up close. It’s clear that the best choice for mayor is Eric Garcetti.”

Meanwhile, sports legend and former Laker Magic Johnson announced at the West Los Angeles Church of God and Christ that he is backing Greuel in the May 21 runoff.

“The next mayor of LA has the opportunity to make a huge impact on our city, and I’m excited to work with Wendy Greuel to create jobs and lift up communities throughout LA,” said Johnson.

-Chris Wolfe was in Jefferson Park Thursday with more.