California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Padilla served in the California State Senate from 2006-2014. Padilla is the third statewide elected official to endorse Ardy Kassakhian, joining State Treasurer John Chiang and State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson. “I've known Ardy Kassakhian for years now and I am proud to support Ardy for Assembly,” stated California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. “Ardy is committed to building stronger, safer neighborhoods. As City Clerk, Ardy was a leader in saving taxpayer dollars by adopting more efficient, environmentally friendly reforms.”

For Immediate Release
January 21, 2016

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CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE ALEX PADILLA ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

Padilla applauds Kassakhian's commitment to the community

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. Padilla served in the California State Senate from 2006-2014.

Padilla is the third statewide elected official to endorse Ardy Kassakhian, joining State Treasurer John Chiang and State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson.

“I've known Ardy Kassakhian for years now and I am proud to support Ardy for Assembly,” stated California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. “Ardy is committed to building stronger, safer neighborhoods. As City Clerk, Ardy was a leader in saving taxpayer dollars by adopting more efficient, environmentally friendly reforms.”

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support. Since launching his campaign last year, he has raised more than $470,000 and received endorsements from 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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