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Mayor Bass Issues Statement Following Election of Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson To Serve As Next President of the Los Angeles City Council

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LOS ANGELES – Mayor Karen Bass today issued the following statement: 

“I want to congratulate Council President-elect Marqueece Harris-Dawson on being elected to serve as the next Council President. Councilman Harris-Dawson has a long history in City Hall and beyond of bringing people of all backgrounds and across all sectors together. I look forward to continuing to lock arms with Council leadership to bring more unhoused Angelenos inside and make Los Angeles safer for all. I also want to extend a gracious thank you on behalf of our entire city to Council President Paul Krekorian. President Krekorian stepped in at a time of tumult and turmoil for Los Angeles and for the Council itself. With a steady hand, he guided the Council during a challenging time while continuing his push to advance good governance reforms that contribute to President Krekorian’s long legacy of exceptional service here in City Hall. For decades, President Krekorian has served with distinction and with a deep dedication to the people of Los Angeles and it has been an honor to serve together once again.”