Ardy Kassakhian Announces More than $470,000 Total Raised for Assembly Campaign

Ardy Kassakhian announced today that his campaign committee has raised more than $470,000, propelling his State Assembly campaign forward with strong community support. “I am grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support that my campaign for Assembly has received from our community,” said Kassakhian. “We are less than six months away from the June Primary Election and our momentum keeps growing by the day.”

For Immediate Release
January 19, 2016
Contact: Rose Kapolczynski
rk@rosekconsulting.com, 323-254-5700

ARDY KASSAKHIAN ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $470,000 TOTAL RAISED FOR ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN
Kassakhian raises over $154,000 in recent fundraising cycle

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian announced today that his campaign committee has raised more than $470,000, propelling his State Assembly campaign forward with strong community support.

“I am grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support that my campaign for Assembly has received from our community,” said Kassakhian. “We are less than six months away from the June Primary Election and our momentum keeps growing by the day.”

Ardy Kassakhian’s campaign committee has received donations from more than 600 contributors to date. Unlike other candidates for AD 43, Ardy has not loaned personal funds to his campaign.

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support, receiving endorsements from State Treasurer John Chiang, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson, and a growing coalition of labor unions including the Los Angeles Police Protective League, Teamsters Joint Council 42, IATSE Local 80 and the Glendale City Employees Association.

About Ardy Kassakhian

Ardy Kassakhian grew up and attended public schools in Glendale. He was first elected Glendale City Clerk in 2005. As Clerk, he has reduced government waste by introducing environmentally sound practices, made election information easier to access and worked to increase voter participation. Ardy graduated from UCLA and the Executive Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He lives with his wife Courtney and their young son in Glendale.

Ardy Kassakhian is running to represent Assembly District 43, which includes the communities of Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta-Montrose and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Atwater Village, East Hollywood, Franklin Hills, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz and Silver Lake. The primary election will be held on June 7, 2016. To learn more about Ardy Kassakhian, visit his website at www.ArdyforAssembly.com or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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