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City Hall Pass: Mayor's race, Measure A and more




DNC Chair Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate.
DNC Chair Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC that will run through September 7, will nominate U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate.
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Now it's time for another installment in our regular look at LA City politics with City Hall Pass, your ticket to all the latest news out of downtown with KPCC's Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.

The big election is just a week and a half away so maybe it's time voters start paying attention. We'll talk about the candidates' various endorsements, where current Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said about the candidates, and the chances that Measure A, the half-cent sales tax increase, will pass.