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Los Angeles County, CA April 13, 2010 Election
State Assembly Member; District 43 Voter Information

Term Ending 2010.

If any candidate receives a majority of all votes cast at the special primary election he or she shall be declared elected and the special general election shall not be held.

If no candidate receives a majority of votes cast at the special primary election, the name of the candidate of each qualified political party who receives the most votes cast for all candidates of that party shall be placed on the special election ballot as the candidate of that party. (E.C. 10706)

Results as of May 14 2:43pm

Final results. One winner from each party goes to runoff on 6/8/2010

Candidates (Vote for 1)

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Mike Gatto Click here for more information about this candidate 11,954 votes 32.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator/Attorney
  • Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude
  • Former District Director, Congressman Brad Sherman
  • Represented homeowners groups pro bono
  • Attended local schools
Priorities:
  • Fixing the budget with commonsense solutions like cutting wasteful spending and closing unfair special-interest loopholes.
  • Adequately funding education.
  • Returning ethics and good-government principles to Sacramento.
Sunder Ramani Click here for more information about this candidate 11,634 votes 31.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Owner of Penta Resources, Inc.
  • National Federation of Independent Business board
  • Glendale Educational Foundation Advisory board
  • Burbank Chamber of Commerce board
  • Vice chair of the Burbank Healthcare Foundation board
  • Burbank Rotary Club board
Priorities:
  • Growing Main Street
  • Less Regulation
  • Better Education
Nayiri K. Nahabedian Click here for more information about this candidate 8,358 votes 22.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Faculty Member - CSULA School of Social Work
  • Bachelors' Degree in Psychology from UCLA
  • Masters from UCLA's School of Public Policy and Social Research
  • Member of the Commission on the Status of Women for the City of Glendale
  • Board Member, Glendale Unified School District Board of Education
Priorities:
  • Bring jobs back to Southern California
  • Fully fund our public school system
  • Reform our dysfunctional budget process
Chahe Keuroghelian 5,462 votes 14.6%
  • Party: Democratic

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

District 43 Map & Statistics
Candidate Forum

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
time:
7:00 p.m.
location: Burbank City Council Chambers,
275 East Olive Ave., Burbank
conducted by: League of Women Voters of
Glendale-Burbank

video: live broadcast and frequent re-broadcast on Burbank TV
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