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We Support John Harabedian for Assembly!

Endorsements

“The California Professional Firefighters are proud to endorse John Harabedian for State Assembly. John helped turn a volunteer fire department into a fully professionalized union staff, proving his commitment to the needs of firefighters in his community and across the state. We are confident John Harabedian will work hard to ensure firefighters and emergency response personnel have the training and resources they need to continue keeping our communities safe.”

Brian K. Rice
President, California Professional Firefighters

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“The California Teachers Association proudly recommends John Harabedian for State Assembly. He has been a vocal champion for equity in our schools and will advocate for our educators, students, and families to ensure we continue providing high-quality education across the state. We look forward to working with John to strengthen public education and unions for all Californians.”

David B. Goldberg
President, California Teachers Association

State Senator Anthony Portantino
State Senator Ben Allen
State Senator Josh Newman
State Senator Tom Umberg
State Senator Josh Becker
State Senator Angelique Ashby
State Senator Richard Roth
State Senator María Elena Durazo
Speaker Emeritus John Pérez
Assemblymember Mike Fong
Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur
Assemblymember Avelino Valencia
Assemblymember Blanca Pacheco
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel
Assemblymember Matt Haney
Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal
Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris
Assemblymember Stephanie Nguyen
Bradbury Councilmember Liz Bruney
Burbank School Board Member Dr. Emily Weisberg
Claremont Mayor Sam Pedroza (Ret.)
Glendale Councilmember Ardy Kassakhian
Glendale Clerk Suzie Abajian
La Cañada Flintridge Mayor Rick Gunter
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember and Mayor Donald Voss (Ret.)
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Keith Eich
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Kim Bowman
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Terry Walker
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Mike Davitt
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember and Mayor Laura Olhasso (Ret.)
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Octavia Thuss
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Josh Epstein
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Dan Jeffries
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Caroline Anderson
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Joe Radabaugh
Los Angeles Community College Trustee Sara Hernandez
Monrovia Mayor Pro Tem Alexander Blackburn (Ret.)
Monterey Park Mayor Pro Tem Thomas Wong
Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek (Ret.)
Pasadena Vice Mayor Felicia Williams
Pasadena Community College Trustee Jim Osterling
Pasadena School Board Member Roy Boulghourjian (Ret.)
Pasadena School Board Member Larry Torres (Ret.)
Rolling Hills Councilmember Frank Zerunyan
Rosemead Councilmember Steven Ly
San Dimas Councilmember Dennis Bertone (Ret.)
San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District Board Member Miles Prince
Sierra Madre Mayor Ed Garcia
Sierra Madre Councilmember Kris Lowe
Sierra Madre Councilmember Gene Goss
Sierra Madre Councilmember Robert Parkhurst
Sierra Madre Mayor John Capoccia (Ret.)
Sierra Madre Mayor Josh Moran (Ret.)
South Pasadena School Board Member Zahir Robb
AFSCME California PEOPLE
AFSCME Local 18
AFSCME Local 3061
AFSCME Local 3620
Armenian Rights Council of America
Armenian National Committee of America
AVANCE Democratic Club
California Asian & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Legislative Caucus
California Environmental Voters
California Federation of Teachers
California Nurses Association
California Professional Firefighters
California School Employees Association
California Teachers Association
Consumer Attorneys of California
Democratic Club of the Inland Valley
Faculty Association of California Community Colleges
IBEW Local 11
IBEW Local 40
IBEW Local 47
Ironworkers Local 433
Ironworkers Local 416
Korean American Democratic Committee
Smart Justice California
United Nurses Association of California

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State Senator Anthony Portantino
State Senator Ben Allen
State Senator Josh Newman
State Senator Tom Umberg
State Senator Josh Becker
State Senator Angelique Ashby
State Senator Richard Roth
State Senator María Elena Durazo
Speaker Emeritus John Pérez
Assemblymember Mike Fong
Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur
Assemblymember Avelino Valencia
Assemblymember Blanca Pacheco
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel
Assemblymember Matt Haney
Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal
Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris
Assemblymember Stephanie Nguyen
Bradbury Councilmember Liz Bruney
Burbank School Board Member Dr. Emily Weisberg
Claremont Mayor Sam Pedroza (Ret.)
Glendale Councilmember Ardy Kassakhian
Glendale Clerk Suzie Abajian
La Cañada Flintridge Mayor Rick Gunter
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember and Mayor Donald Voss (Ret.)
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Keith Eich
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Kim Bowman
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Terry Walker
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember Mike Davitt
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember and Mayor Laura Olhasso (Ret.)
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Octavia Thuss
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Josh Epstein
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Dan Jeffries
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Caroline Anderson
La Cañada Flintridge School Board Member Joe Radabaugh
Los Angeles Community College Trustee Sara Hernandez
Monrovia Mayor Pro Tem Alexander Blackburn (Ret.)
Monterey Park Mayor Pro Tem Thomas Wong
Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek (Ret.)
Pasadena Vice Mayor Felicia Williams
Pasadena Community College Trustee Jim Osterling
Pasadena School Board Member Roy Boulghourjian (Ret.)
Pasadena School Board Member Larry Torres (Ret.)
Rolling Hills Councilmember Frank Zerunyan
Rosemead Councilmember Steven Ly
San Dimas Councilmember Dennis Bertone (Ret.)
San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District Board Member Miles Prince
Sierra Madre Mayor Ed Garcia
Sierra Madre Councilmember Kris Lowe
Sierra Madre Councilmember Gene Goss
Sierra Madre Councilmember Robert Parkhurst
Sierra Madre Mayor John Capoccia (Ret.)
Sierra Madre Mayor Josh Moran (Ret.)
South Pasadena School Board Member Zahir Robb
AFSCME California PEOPLE
AFSCME Local 18
AFSCME Local 3061
AFSCME Local 3620
Armenian Rights Council of America
Armenian National Committee of America
AVANCE Democratic Club
California Asian & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Legislative Caucus
California Environmental Voters
California Federation of Teachers
California Nurses Association
California Professional Firefighters
California School Employees Association
California Teachers Association
Consumer Attorneys of California
Democratic Club of the Inland Valley
Faculty Association of California Community Colleges
IBEW Local 11
IBEW Local 40
IBEW Local 47
Ironworkers Local 433
Ironworkers Local 416
Korean American Democratic Committee
Smart Justice California
United Nurses Association of California

*Titles for identification purposes only.

Endorsements

“The California Professional Firefighters are proud to endorse John Harabedian for State Assembly. John helped turn a volunteer fire department into a fully professionalized union staff, proving his commitment to the needs of firefighters in his community and across the state. We are confident John Harabedian will work hard to ensure firefighters and emergency response personnel have the training and resources they need to continue keeping our communities safe.”

Brian K. Rice
President, California Professional Firefighters

Endorsements

“The California Teachers Association proudly recommends John Harabedian for State Assembly. He has been a vocal champion for equity in our schools and will advocate for our educators, students, and families to ensure we continue providing high-quality education across the state. We look forward to working with John to strengthen public education and unions for all Californians.”

David B. Goldberg
President, California Teachers Association

Endorsements

“California Nurses Association is proud to support John Harabedian’s campaign for State Assembly. Throughout his career in local office, John has fought tirelessly to protect the rights of workers. In the Assembly, John Harabedian will be a passionate advocate for healthcare for all Californians.”

Sandy Reding, RN
President, California Nurses Association

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“John Harabedian has all the qualities we look for in a leader. He has the experience, the passion, and the work ethic necessary to fight for the vital workers who make our California public schools function every single day. As a former Mayor and Councilmember, we are confident that John will find practical, equitable solutions that will benefit workers, students, and families across AD 41. That is why the California School Employees Association is proud to stand with John Harabedian’s campaign for State Assembly.”

California School Employees Association

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“John Harabedian is the leader our workers need fighting for them in Sacramento. During his time at AFSCME Local  Council 36, he tirelessly advocated for the rights of public employees. And as Mayor and Councilmember, he continued that commitment to working families and helped transform a volunteer fire department into a full time, fully unionized staff. John will always put working families first and that’s why AFSCME California PEOPLE is proud to support John Harabedian for Assembly.”

Alia Griffing, Policy & Legislative Director
AFSCME California

Endorsements

“John Harabedian has proven himself to be a dynamic and capable leader. As a Mayor and Councilmember, John worked to reduce homelessness, protect public safety, and make local government work for residents. John’s experiences will make him an effective Assemblymember, and his passion for helping people will make him a compassionate leader. I’m proud to support John Harabedian for State Assembly.”

Anthony Portantino
California State Senator

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“John Harabedian has the experience, intellect, and work ethic needed to be effective in the State Assembly. John listens, builds consensus, and cares passionately about our region. I trust him to put in the work needed to advance solutions that reduce homelessness, protect our environment, and improve schools. I’m proud to announce my early endorsement of John Harabedian for State Assembly.”

Terry Tornek
Pasadena Mayor (Ret.)

Endorsements

“John Harabedian has the experience and qualifications that we need in Sacramento. As a former local mayor and councilmember and a state commissioner, John also has a track record of bringing people together to deliver results. I look forward to working with John in the State Assembly to bring more resources to Pasadena and the Foothill communities!”

Felicia Williams
Pasadena Councilmember

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“John’s background as an attorney and businessman gives him a unique perspective on the issues facing our communities. He has proven his effectiveness as a leader in his tenure as a City Councilmember and Mayor. And his commitment to protecting the environment, improving municipal services, and reducing homelessness make him the right choice for State Assembly District 41.”

Rick Gunter
La Cañada Flintridge Mayor

Endorsements

“I’m proud to join the long list of local leaders and organizations in endorsing John Harabedian’s campaign for State Assembly. John’s the right choice to help move AD 41 forward. He has experience building consensus as a former Mayor and Councilmember and is a dedicated public servant, always willing to advocate for his constituents. I am confident that John Harabedian will fight for us in the Assembly.”

Laura Olhasso
Former La Cañada Flintridge Mayor 

Endorsements

 “I am honored to support John Harabedian’s campaign for State Assembly. John is passionate about building consensus to help move our communities forward. He’s committed to protecting our environment, addressing the homelessness crisis, and fully funding our public education. With John Harabedian in the Assembly, I am confident AD 41 residents will have a real voice advocating for them in Sacramento.”

Terry Walker
La Cañada Flintridge Councilmember

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“John Harabedian is an exemplary public servant who has a demonstrated record of bringing people together in order to get things done. John is committed to policies that protect our environment, fully fund education, ensure transparency in government, and address the homelessness crisis with urgency. I’m proud to announce my endorsement of John’s campaign.”

Dr. Suzie Abajian
Glendale City Clerk

Endorsements

“I stand with John Harabedian for State Assembly. John was born and raised in this district, he served his hometown city as Mayor and Councilmember, and now, he’s ready to represent the needs and values of AD 41 residents in Sacramento. There is no better voice for students, working families, and local business owners than John Harabedian.”

Ardy Kassakhian
Glendale Councilmember

Endorsements

“I’m proud to join with elected and community leaders throughout Los Angeles County in supporting John Harabedian for Assembly. John is a tested local leader, and I trust him to stand by his principles, solve tough problems, and deliver results for the communities he is running to represent.” 

Steven Ly
Rosemead City Councilmember

Endorsements

“I am honored to support John Harabedian for State Assembly. John Harabedian has shown up for his community, not just as a former Mayor and Councilmember, but as a long-time advocate for equity and justice. He understands the importance of long-lasting policy solutions for issues facing AD41 residents and has the experience and passion necessary to deliver solutions.”

Denis Bertone
San Dimas Mayor (Ret.)

Endorsements

“John Harabedian’s experiences – as a Mayor, community leader, father, and attorney – have prepared him well to represent our region in the State Assembly. John has the know-how and work ethic needed to be effective, and we can trust him to advance policies that improve and protect the quality of life in our neighborhoods. John Harabedian has my full support.”

Gene Goss
Sierra Madre Councilmember

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“John Harabedian knows what it takes to make change happen– and most importantly– is willing to put in the hard work to deliver on those promises. He’s already led countless efforts to conserve natural resources and championed a groundbreaking solar energy project for Sierra Madre residents. I am proud to endorse John Harabedian for State Assembly, where he will continue fighting for us all.”

Robert Parkhurst
Sierra Madre Councilmember

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