LOS ANGELES — Rick Caruso, the developer who owns Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito, has lost the Los Angeles mayoral race to U.S. Rep. Karen Bass.
Rep. Bass, D-Los Angeles, won the race with 436,807 votes or 53.69% of the ballots. Mr. Caruso, who spent more than $100 million on his campaign, garnered 376,769 votes or 46.31%, according to the results Thursday from the Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office.
Rep. Bass, a former California Assembly speaker, will be Los Angeles’ first female mayor. She has vowed to address issues such as homelessness.
— Dave Mason