Democrats for Neighborhood Action Votes to Endorse Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Democrats for Neighborhood Action (DNA) voted to endorse his campaign for Assembly District 43. With deep roots in Silver Lake, Hollywood, Los Feliz, Franklin Hills and Atwater Village, DNA is one of the oldest and most active Democratic clubs in the region. In a statement issued by DNA, the group noted that they believe Ardy Kassakhian "will be an effective advocate for progressive causes, a reliable defender of the rights of labor and minorities, and will foster the growth of the Democratic Party in this region for many years to come."

For Immediate Release
November 20, 2015
Contact: Rose Kapolczynski
rk@rosekconsulting.com, 323-254-5700

DEMOCRATS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD ACTION VOTES TO ENDORSE ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY
Grassroots club picks Ardy as the Democrat of their choice for Assembly District 43

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Democrats for Neighborhood Action (DNA) voted to endorse his campaign for Assembly District 43. With deep roots in Silver Lake, Hollywood, Los Feliz, Franklin Hills and Atwater Village, DNA is one of the oldest and most active Democratic clubs in the region.

In a statement issued by DNA, the group noted that they believe Ardy Kassakhian “will be an effective advocate for progressive causes, a reliable defender of the rights of labor and minorities, and will foster the growth of the Democratic Party in this region for many years to come.”

“DNA has for years been making our city and community a better and more inclusive place to live, while positively influencing the growth and direction of the Democratic Party, and I am honored to have earned the club’s endorsement,” said Kassakhian.

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support. Since launching his campaign last year, he has raised more than $300,000 and received endorsements from many community leaders.

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.

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.

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