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Los Angeles County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 46 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (191/191)
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Adrin Nazarian Click here for more information about this candidate 11,498 votes 27.5%

  • Guarantee Prop 98's funding for K-14 education and keep the UC and Cal State systems affordable for working families
  • Implement state-wide conservation policies to secure a clean and sustainable water supply
  • Invest in California's infrastructure and protect local government revenue sources
Jay L. Stern Click here for more information about this candidate 8,401 votes 20.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Chemistry Instructor
  • BS, Cellular & Molecular Biology, USC
  • MS, Environmental Engineering, USC
  • MSChE, Chemical Engineering, USC
  • Teaching Credential, CA
  • (Past) Registered Environmental Assessor, Grade II
  • USAF, 1963 - 1967
  • Transform organic wastes into transportation fuel at community level
  • No new taxes (I've taken the pledge)
  • Involve parents in their child's education
Brian C. Johnson Click here for more information about this candidate 8,370 votes 20.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Executive Director Larchmont Schools
  • Former Executive Director of Teach for America
  • Former First Grade Teacher
  • Improving Our Neighborhood Schools
  • Creating 21st Century Jobs in the Valley and Supporting Local Businesses
  • Making Sure the Valley Gets its Fair Share
Andrew B. Lachman Click here for more information about this candidate 8,085 votes 19.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: University Law Professor
  • Education Experience: Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Woodbury University
  • Legislative Experience: State Senate Policy Aide - Arts, Education & Entertainment, State Senator Curren Price
  • Private Sector Experience: In-house counsel for companies such as Paramount Pictures and OSI Consulting
  • Vice President Los Angeles City Quality & Productivity Commission
  • Leadership in Democrats for Israel, ADL and LA Jewish Federation
  • Democratic National Committeeman, Chair Cal. Democratic Party Business & Professions Caucus, Past officer San Fernando Valley Young Democrats, DP/SFV
  • Ensuring that every child has the chance to be challenged by a world class public school
  • Creating jobs, especially in the arts and creative sector and clean technology
  • Reforming California's budget so we can invest in education, infrastructure and stop the budget cuts
Laurette Healey Click here for more information about this candidate 4,502 votes 10.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businesswoman/College Director
  • Deputy State Controller
  • Forner Government Affairs Chair, Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council
  • Joint Venture Partner/Founder, Home Shopping Network Entertainment, JV, Inc.
  • Elected Representative, South Valley - Mayor's Budget Process
  • Board Member, LAUSD "Beyond the Bell"
  • Board Member, Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley
  • Workforce Development
  • Fueling small business development
  • Help working families keep their homes.
Adriano Lecaros 1,004 votes 2.4%
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