Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club Endorses Ardy Kassakhian for Assembly

Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the membership of the Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club voted to endorse his campaign for Assembly District 43. The endorsement broadens grassroots Democratic club support for Kassakhian, who has already earned the endorsements of Democrats for Neighborhood Action and the East Area Progressive Democrats. “The Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club is proud to endorse Ardy Kassakhian for the 43rd Assembly District,” said Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club Past-President Tina Cho. “He is an articulate, progressive, passionate candidate who has proven himself to be an effective leader in Glendale. As City Clerk, Ardy has implemented economic reforms, increased transparency and facilitated the participation of voters in his community.”

For Immediate Release
February 2, 2016

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HUBERT H. HUMPHREY DEMOCRATIC CLUB ENDORSES ARDY KASSAKHIAN FOR ASSEMBLY

Grassroots Democratic clubs stand behind Kassakhian

GLENDALE – Ardy Kassakhian today announced that the membership of the Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club voted to endorse his campaign for Assembly District 43. The endorsement broadens grassroots Democratic club support for Kassakhian, who has already earned the endorsements of Democrats for Neighborhood Action and the East Area Progressive Democrats.

“The Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club is proud to endorse Ardy Kassakhian for the 43rd Assembly District,” said Hubert H. Humphrey Democratic Club Past-President Tina Cho. “He is an articulate, progressive, passionate candidate who has proven himself to be an effective leader in Glendale. As City Clerk, Ardy has implemented economic reforms, increased transparency and facilitated the participation of voters in his community.”

Ardy Kassakhian has demonstrated broad community support. Since launching his campaign last year, he has raised more than $470,000 and received endorsements from State Treasurer John Chiang, Secretary of State Alex Padilla, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson, Congressman Brad Sherman, and a growing coalition of labor unions, including the Los Angeles Police Protective League, SEIU California, IATSE Local 80, Teamsters Joint Council 42, Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36, 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.