LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The race for the next mayor of Los Angeles is heating up less than two weeks before voters head to the polls.

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KNX 1070’s Charles Feldman reports Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are in a statistical dead heat ahead of a runoff vote on May 21.

A new poll conducted April 29 through May 7 by the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State Los Angeles showed Greuel polling 46 percent of likely voters to Garcetti’s 45 percent, with a 4 percent margin of error.

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Nine percent of the 674 voters polled were still undecided.

The survey also showed Greuel gaining a foothold among White and African-American voters, while Garcetti is leading among Latinos and Asians.

Just one week ago, one poll showed Garcetti with as much as a 10-point lead over Greuel, despite the current City Controller raising $1.05 million heading into the runoff vote compared with Garcetti’s $2.28 million cash on hand, according to the most recent campaign data.

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Both candidates are scheduled to participate in a debate Friday night at the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State L.A.