»Election 2020

Locals Vie for Various Seats



On Dec. 26, the office of the California Secretary of State released the list of certified candidates who will be on the ballot on March 3, 2020. Below is a list of candidates running for various seats in Glendale and the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County/La Crescenta. A more in-depth look will be in the weeks to come of the candidates for offices within our readership.

The following names are as they appear on the Secretary of State’s Certification List.


For U.S. Representatives District 28:

Chad D. Anderson Democrat

Sal Genovese Democrat

Ara Khachig Manoogian Democrat

G. “Maebe A. Girl” Pudlo Democrat

Adam B. Schiff Incumbent Democrat

William Bodell Republican

Eric Early Republican

Jennifer Barbosa No Party Preference


For State Senator District 25:

Anthony J. Portantino Incumbent Democrat


For State Assembly District 43:

Laura Friedman Incumbent Democrat

Mike Graves Republican

Robert J. Sexton No Party Preference


For Los Angeles County Supervisor 5th District:

Kathryn Barger Incumbent

John C. Harabedian

Darrell Park


For Glendale City Council

Greg Astorian

Susan Wolfson

Paula Devine Incumbent

Ardy Kassakhian

William Keshishyan

Leonard Manoukian

Dan Brotman

Vartan Gharpetian Incumbent


Glendale Unified School District – Trustee Area A (Includes Crescenta Valley)

Jennifer Freemon Incumbent

Jeremy Spurley

Joy McCreary


Glendale Community College Board of Trustees –Trustee Area 1 (Includes Crescenta Valley)

Desiree Rabinov

Harry Leon