City of Gardena mayoral election, 2013
The current mayor is Paul K. Tanaka. Tanaka is not expected to run for re-election. He was first elected to the office of mayor in March 2005 and was re-elected to a second four-year term in March 2009.
The deadline to file to run for the office was December 10, 2012.
Gardena has a population of 58,829 as of the 2010 census. Gardena incorporated as a city on September 11, 1930.
Candidates who have announced their intention to run include:
- Rachel C. Johnson