Glendale City Employees' Association Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Glendale City Employees’ Association (GCEA) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. The union represents over 750 city employees. In a letter of endorsement, GCEA President Gayle Stockton stated that Ardy Kasskhian has "always showed great compassion for our members" and that, in his position as City Clerk, Kassakhian has demonstrated "a great knowledge of the present stance of the City Employees."

For Immediate Release
November 24, 2015
Contact: Rose Kapolczynski
rk@rosekconsulting.com, 323-254-5700

GLENDALE CITY EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY
Largest city employee organization endorses Ardy for Assembly District 43

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Glendale City Employees’ Association (GCEA) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. The union represents over 750 city employees.

In a letter of endorsement, GCEA President Gayle Stockton stated that Ardy Kasskhian has “always showed great compassion for our members” and that, in his position as City Clerk, Kassakhian has demonstrated “a great knowledge of the present stance of the City Employees.”

“I’m honored to have the endorsement of the GCEA,” said Kassakhian. “As a longtime Glendalian and elected official, I’ve always respected the hard work of all our employees who have made our city such a great place to live, work and play. I will make sure they have a voice in the decisions made in Sacramento that affect them and their families.”

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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