Huizar has been my City Councilperson since he won a special election to replace Antonio Villaraigosa in 2005, representing various parts of North East Los Angeles like the neighborhoods of Eagle Rock, Highland Park, El Sereno and Boyle Heights. Among blogging circles, Huizar's relationship with his female deputy chief of staff has long been a subject of speculation.
Huizar has already filed to run for re-election in March 2015. He won re-election in 2011 after a contentious race with Rudy Martinez. Los Angeles City Councilmembers are limited to three terms in office.