2022 Endorsements

Major Organizations:

California Democratic Party
Avance Democratic Club
Democratic Majority for Israel
Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley
North Valley Democratic Club
Southern California Armenian Democrats
Stonewall Democratic Club
California Nurses Association / National Nurses United
Equality California
International Association of Firefighters
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor – AFL-CIO
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Planned Parenthood Action Fund
SEIU California
Sierra Club 

Statewide Electeds:

Governor Gavin Newsom
Senator Alex Padilla
CA Attorney General Rob Bonta 
CA State Controller Betty Yee
CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
CA Board of Equalization Member Antonio Vasquez

Members of Congress:

Pete Aguilar
Nanette Barragan
Karen Bass
Ami Bera
Julia Brownley
Salud Carbajal
Tony Cardenas
Judy Chu
Jim Costa
John Garamendi
Mark Desauliner
Anna Eshoo
Josh Harder
Jared Huffman
Sara Jacobs
Ro Khanna
Barbara Lee
Mike Levin
Ted Lieu
Alan Lowenthal
Doris Matsui
Jerry McNerney
Grace Napolitano
Scott Peters
Katie Porter
Lucille Roybal-Allard
Linda Sanchez
Adam Schiff
Jackie Speier 
Eric Swalwell
Mark Takano
Mike Thompson
Norma Torres
Juan Vargas
Maxine Waters

State Electeds:

State Senator Bob Hertzberg 
State Senator Henry Stern 
State Senator Ben Allen
Assemblymember Laura Friedman 
Assemblymember Jessie Gabriel 
Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian
Assemblymember Luz Rivas

Local Electeds:

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer
LA City Controller Ron Galperin
LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz
LA City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield
LA City Councilmember Paul Krekorian
LA County Assessor Jeff Prang
Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
LAUSD Boardmember Scott Schmerelson
LAUSD Boardmember Nick Melvoin
LAUSD Boardmember Kelly Gonez
John Erickson (Councilmember, West Hollywood)
Stuart Siegel (Councilmember, Hidden Hills)
Jess Talamantes (Mayor, Burbank)
Nick Schultz (Burbank City Council Member)

Community Leaders:
(Titles for identification purposes only. Endorsements do not imply organizational endorsement)

Aida Abkarians – (West Hills NC, Education and Homelessness Chair)
Wayne Adelstein – (Northridge Community Leader)
Bob Anderson – (SOHA Boardmember)
Jerry Anderson – (Community Leader) 
Kamesh Aysola – (Concerned Citizens – President)
Sharon Barovsky – (Former Mayor, Malibu)
Cary Brown – (AD45 Rep to CDP)
Bonnie Bursk – (Former Member Granada hills South Neighborhood Council)
Connie Cashin – (Sherman Oaks CoC – Past President)
Hema Chopra – (India Association – Executive Member)
Manmohan Chopra – (India Association – Director)
Michael Colorge – (DPSFV – Recording Secretary)
Jodie Cooper – (Simi Valley Dem Club – VP)
Paul Davis – (Van Nuys Community Leader)
Mary Ellen Early – (Action Democrats – President)
Vanae Ehret – (Sherman Oaks Community Leader)
Ralph Erickson – (Malibu Community Leader)
Roozbeh Farahanipour – (President – West LA Chamber of Commerce)
Stacey Fortner – (LACDP – AD38 Delegation Chair)
Ira Freeman – (Pharmacist – Key Pharmacy)
Fred Gaines – (Valley Economic Alliance – Chair)
Robin Greenberg – (Non-profit and Community Leader)
Dr. Mohsen Haghighatpour – (SFV Community Leader)
Ira Handelman – (Community Leader)
Leah Herzberg – (CDP E-Board Member)
David Hyman – (North Hills West Neighborhood Council)
Karren Jackson – (PUC National, Manager of Nursing Services)
Chad Jones – (DPSFV – Former Chair)
Cindy Kalman – (Valley Grassroots for Democracy – Past President)
Chad Kampbell – (DAA Santa Clarita – Past President)
Howard Katchen – (Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council)
Coby King – (Community Leader)
Kiyomi Kowalski – (Valley Outreach Synagogue Boardmember)
Paul Kujawsky – (Community Leader)
Nichan Kulukian – (Community Leader) 
Allen Lawrence – (Community Leader)
Erick Lace – (Winnetka Neighborhood Council) 
Margaret Landers – (Northridge South Neighborhood Council)
Deane Leavenworth – (Community Leader)
Gregg Lippe – (Community Leader)
Travis Longcore – (Non-profit and Community Leader)
Loraine Lundquist – (Community Leader)
Mohammed Manik – (Past President – Bangladesh Unity Federation of LA)
Richard Mathews – (North Valley Democratic Club – President)
Hassan Memarian, Phd – (Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council)
Mel Mitchell – (President Emeritus – Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council)
Richard Moss – (Community Leader)
Robert Mulein – (Temple Kol Tikvah – Immediate Past President)
Robert Oliver – (West Hollywood – Public Safety Commissioner) 
Francine Oschin – (Chair – VICA Transportation Committee)
Nancy Pearlman – (Trustee Emeritus – LACCD Board of Trustees) 
Ross Pendergraft – (Community Leader)
Gloria Pollack – (Vice President – Winnetka Chamber of Commerce)
Tracy Pomerance-Poirier – (Women of Reform Judaism – Area VP)
Mel Powell – (Past President – Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce)
Alton Reed – (CWA 9003 – Legislative Political Committee Chair)
Shelley Rivlin – (LAUSD Commission on Human Rights)
Brad Rosenheim – (Chair – Homes 4 Families)
Jeremy Roth – (Community Leader)
Marcy Rothenberg – (Community Leader)
Jimmy Sedghi – (Member, Iranian Jewish Cultural Organization of SoCal)
Prem Seem – (India Association of Los Angeles – Executive Member)
Joel Simon – (Former Controller – Encino Chamber of Commerce)
Michael Sirota – (Los Angeles – Health Commissioner) 
Jane Skeeter Postmus – (Business Owner)
Gregg Solkovits – (DFI – Past President / Valley Grassroots for Democracy)
Samantha Stevens – (Community Leader)
James Sweet – (Past Member – Canoga Park Neighborhood Council)
Raymond Takhsh – (President Emeritus – Assyrian American Association of Southern California)
Antonio Villaraigosa – (Former Mayor of Los Angeles)
Carol Washburn – (Calabasas – Mayor Emeritus)
Dennis Washburn (Calabasas – Planning Commissioner)
Patti Wolfson – (Community Leader)
Ed Young – (Past Board Member – West Hills Neighborhood Council)
Joanne Yvanek-Garb (West Hills Neighborhood Council)
Barbara Zelinski – (Community Leader)
Dennis Zine – (Former LA City Councilmember)

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