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He became the first Latino Mayor of Los Angeles since 1872, when Cristóbal Aguilar (who served from 1866–68 and again from 1870–72) held the office.
Attendees to his first inauguration included then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger; former Governors Gray Davis, Pete Wilson, and Jerry Brown; former Vice President Al Gore, U. Secretary of State Warren Christopher, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
As Mayor, Villaraigosa spearheaded policies to improve student outcomes in the Los Angeles Unified School District, reduce city and highway traffic, and enhance public safety.
Since leaving office in 2013, Villaraigosa has continued to be actively engaged in education, civic engagement, water, immigration, transportation, and economic development issues.
; né Villar Jr.; born January 23, 1953) is an American politician who was the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles, California, from 2005 to 2013.
Before becoming mayor, he was a member of the California State Assembly (1994–2000), where he served as the Democratic leader of the Assembly (1996–98), and the Speaker of the California State Assembly (1998–2000).
In 1998, Villaraigosa was chosen by his colleagues to be the Speaker of the Assembly, the first from Los Angeles in 25 years.
He left the Assembly in 2000 after serving three two-year terms.
On July 1, 2005, Villaraigosa was sworn in as the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles.
During his tenure as mayor, he gained national attention for his work and was featured in Time's story on the country's 25 most influential Latinos.
He was the first Mexican American in over 130 years to have served as Mayor of Los Angeles.
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