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Gil Garcetti: In honor of Father's Day, donate to son's campaign

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To celebrate Father's Day, former D.A. Gil Garcetti wants supporters to donate to son Eric's campaign.

Former District Attorney Gil Garcetti is using Father’s Day to make a pitch for his preferred mayoral candidate– son Eric Garcetti. 

In an email to supporters, the elder Garcetti asked for campaign donations to help the younger Garcetti spread his message and win next year’s race

“As Father’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about how Eric has always made me incredibly proud – on the Little League field, in the classroom and as a public servant,” Gil Garcetti wrote in the email. “I could go on and on about his past accomplishments, but I think it's more important to talk about what he wants to do next: My son is running for mayor of Los Angeles to move our city in a new direction.” 

Gil Garcetti was the D.A. for Los Angeles County from 1992 to 2000.

Candidates have stepped up their fundraising activities with the reporting period ending on June 30. When the last reporting window ended Dec. 31, 2011, Garcetti had $1.06 million in contributions. 

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