Case Study

Antonio Villaraigosa for Mayor of LA

Antonio Villaraigosa

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SCN ran Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's 2005 election and 2009 reelection as Mayor of Los Angeles. In 2008, SCN ran the mayor's signature "Measure R" initiative, which created a $40 billion revenue stream for mass transit and roads.

During Villaraigosa's first term, SCN partner Sean Clegg took a hiatus to serve as Deputy Mayor and senior advisor, where he was primary speechwriter and lead political advisor. SCN continued to serve Villaraigosa as strategic advisors throughout his term as mayor.

In addition to leading the nation's second-largest city, Villaraigosa was President of the United States Conference of Mayors, Chairman of the Democratic National Convention, and Speaker of the California State Assembly.