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On July 1, 2005, Villaraigosa was sworn in as the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles.
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.
Villaraigosa even publicly pledged to take the subway to work one day a month, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. In February 2010, Villaraigosa traveled to Washington, D. in order to promote a "Ten/Thirty" plan that requests an .8 billion bridge loan to augment the .8 billion expected from Measure R tax revenues.
Proceeds would accelerate the construction of 12 mass transit projects.
He ran for mayor in 2001 against Los Angeles City Attorney James Hahn, but lost in the second round of voting.
After law school, he became a field representative/organizer with the United Teachers Los Angeles where he organized teachers and was regarded as a gifted advocate.
He was the first Mexican American in over 130 years to have served as Mayor of Los Angeles.
He was term limited and could not run for re-election in 2013.
He continues to be actively engaged in education, civic engagement, water, immigration, transportation, and economic development issues.
He speaks nationally and throughout California on these issues.