CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Deadline reports:

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appears to be in line to be nominated by President Joe Biden for a post as ambassador to India, and although the White House has made no announcements as of yet, it raises the question: Who would be the next mayor?

According to the city charter, the City Council could then appoint a person to fill the position through the end of the term. It also could call a special election to fill the vacancy through the end of the term, and appoint someone to hold the office temporarily until that special election’s results are certified.

Pending any appointment or election of a new mayor, the City Council president, currently Nury Martinez, would act as mayor.

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