October 22, 2010
For Immediate Release
Contact: Shant Nahapetian
tel: (818) 500-1918

ANCA-WR ENDORSES CANDIDATES FOR CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY, SENATE

GLENDALE, CA –The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) on Friday announced the endorsements of the following candidates for the California State Assembly and Senate based on their commitment to supporting issues important to Armenian Americans and their relationship with the community. The ANCA-WR urged Armenian Americans across the state to cast their ballots for these candidates on November 2nd.

State Assembly

• District 1 Wesley Chesbro • District 2 Jim Nielsen • District 3 Dan Logue • District 4 Ted Gaines • District 6 Jared Huffman • District 10 Alyson l. Huber • District 12 Fiona Ma • District 13 Tom Ammiano • District 14 Nancy Skinner • District 15 Joan Buchanan • District 16 Sandré R. Swanson • District 17 Cathleen Galgiani • District 18 Mary Hayashi • District 19 Jerry Hill • District 22 Paul Fong • District 24 Jim Beall • District 26 Bill Berryhill • District 27 Bill Monning • District 33 K.H. “Katcho” Achadjian • District 34 Connie Conway • District 36 Steve Knight • District 38 Cameron M. Smyth • District 40 Bob Blumenfield • District 41 Julia Brownley • District 42 Mike Feuer • District 43 Mike Gatto • District 44 Anthony J. Portantino • District 45 Gil Cedillo • District 46 John A. Perez • District 48 Mike Davis • District 49 Mike Eng • District 50 Ricardo Lara • District 51 Steven Bradford • District 52 Isadore Hall • District 54 Bonnie Lowenthal • District 55 Warren Furutani • District 56 Tony Mendoza • District 58 Charles M. Calderon • District 60 Curt Hagman • District 61 Norma J. Torres • District 62 Wilmer Amina Carter • District 64 Brian Nestande • District 65 Paul Cook • District 66 Kevin D. Jeffries • District 67 Jim Silva • District 69 Jose Solorio • District 71 Jeff Miller • District 72 Chris Norby • District 73 Diane L. Harkey • District 74 Martin Garrick • District 75 Nathan Fletcher • District 78 Marty Block • District 80 V. Manuel Perez State Senate

• District 2 Noreen Evans • District 6 Darrell Steinberg • District 8 Leland Yee • District 10 Ellen M. Corbett • District 12 Anna Caballero • District 14 Tom Berryhill • District 18 Jean Fuller • District 20 Alex Padilla • District 22 Kevin De Leon • District 24 Ed Hernandez • District 26 Curren D. Price, Jr. • District 30 Ronald S. Calderon • District 32 Gloria Negrete McLeod • District 34 Lou Correa • District 36 Joel Anderson • District 38 Mark Wyland

The ANCA-WR is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANCA-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of issues.

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