Glendale Management Association (GMA) Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Glendale Management Association (GMA) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. GMA’s endorsement follows key endorsements from the Glendale Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the Glendale City Employees’ Association. "Ardy Kassakhian has always been an advocate for middle class families in Glendale and that is why the Glendale Management Association is pleased to endorse his candidacy for State Assembly," stated GMA President Kevin Todd. "As the City Clerk he has led efforts and worked on making government more transparent and accessible to the public we serve. We know he will continue to fight for these values as a California State Assemblymember."

For Immediate Release
March 18, 2016

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GLENDALE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (GMA) ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

Ardy’s campaign picks up momentum as support from Glendale groups expands

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the Glendale Management Association (GMA) has endorsed his campaign for Assembly District 43. GMA’s endorsement follows key endorsements from the Glendale Chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the Glendale City Employees’ Association.

“Ardy Kassakhian has always been an advocate for middle class families in Glendale and that is why the Glendale Management Association is pleased to endorse his candidacy for State Assembly,” stated GMA President Kevin Todd. “As the City Clerk he has led efforts and worked on making government more transparent and accessible to the public we serve. We know he will continue to fight for these values as a California State Assemblymember.”

The Glendale Management Association’s endorsement comes on the heels of the official endorsement from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. Ardy Kassakhian stands as the clear choice of working families having additionally earned the backing of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the California Professional Firefighters (CPF), SEIU California, IATSE Local 80, Laborers’ Pacific Southwest Region (LiUNA!), and Teamsters Joint Council 42.

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.