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Los Angeles, Ventura County, CA September 17, 2013 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 45 Voter Information

Unexpired Short Term Ending 2014.

A runoff may be held on 11/19/2013 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes if neither receives a majority. If one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election, that candidate wins and no runoff will be held.
Special election to fill vacancy resulting from the resignation of Assembly Member Bob Blumenfield

Results as of Oct 10 9:38am

Runoff Election 11/19/2013

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Matt Dababneh 6,065 votes 24.7%

Susan Shelley Click here for more information about this candidate 5,173 votes 21.1% Priorities:
  • Protecting Proposition 13 and preventing tax increases
  • Working to make energy and water more affordable
  • Reviewing and repealing old regulations that cost too much and accomplish too little
Jeff Ebenstein 3,396 votes 13.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Councilmember's Valley Director
Chris Kolski Click here for more information about this candidate 3,102 votes 12.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Professional Engineer/Educator
  • California Engineering/CEO
  • Associated Builders and Contractors/Instructor
  • UCLA alumnus, BSEE, Professional Engineer
  • Vice Chairman - Republican Party of West San Fernando Valley
  • California State Chairman - Poles for Reagan-Bush '84
  • To Save Our Economy - President
  • chris@votekolski.com
Priorities:
  • Clean Up Sacramento - Retire Career Politicians - Stop Democrat Super-Majority.
  • Stop the Insanity and Bring Back Fiscal Responsibility - Protect Prop. 13.
  • Create Conditions for a Thriving Economy, Less Regulations and Lower Taxes, create JOBS. No Internet Tax
Andra Hoffman 2,467 votes 10.1% Damian Carroll Click here for more information about this candidate 1,680 votes 6.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Council Policy Analyst
  • District Director, Office City Councilman Paul Krekorian
  • Senior Field Representative, Office of Former State Assemblymember Mike Feuer
  • Staff, Office of Former State Senator Jack Scott
  • Former Substitute Teacher
  • Worked in the Entertainment Industry
  • Graduate of UC San Diego
  • info@damiancarroll.com
Priorities:
  • Making sure the Valley gets its fair share of funding
  • Investing in our schools, transportation, roads, open spaces, and public safety workers
  • Creating good jobs and improving our local economy
Elizabeth Badger Click here for more information about this candidate 678 votes 2.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: CEO/Business Owner
  • Founder/CEO Minority Outreach Committee, Inc.
  • MPA (California State University-Northridge)
  • BofA (California State University-Northridge)
  • Graduate (USC/LAAAWPublic Policy Institute)
  • Elected (5 Terms) LACDP
  • CDP Executive Board
  • ebadger331@aol.com
Priorities:
  • Job Creation (Economic Development)
  • Education (Special Needs and Mainstream)
  • Community Development (Elderly Services and Support)
Dennis De Young Click here for more information about this candidate 670 votes 2.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businessman/Financial Consultant
  • Certified Financial Plannerô, Real Estate Broker and Tax Preparer
  • President, CSUN Alumni Association
  • Former Neighborhood Council President
  • SFV Business Journal - Trusted Advisor
  • North Valley Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • 51st District Agricultural Association (Valley Fair) Board Member
  • dendey@gmail.com
Priorities:
  • State Budget + Balanced, Realistic, Sustainable
  • Jobs + Reinvigorate the State economy by attracting companies and small business
  • Reduce the influence of special interests in California
Armineh Chelebian 611 votes 2.5% Eric Lewis Click here for more information about this candidate 431 votes 1.8%
  • Party: No Party Preference
  • Occupation: Neighborhood Council President
  • Elected City Volunteer
  • Independent Representative
  • Experienced Community Activist
  • BA, Mathematical Sciences
  • Emmy-nominated Sound Mixer
  • Husband and father of two
  • electericlewis@gmail.com
Priorities:
  • A balanced budget that prioritizes public education, health, safety, and transportation.
  • Independently minded, common sense voting that represents the people accurately.
  • Business and environmentally friendly progressive state public policy.
Dan McCrory Click here for more information about this candidate 260 votes 1.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Writer
  • Certified teacher of English as a foreign language
  • long time worker advocate
  • mccrory4assembly@gmail.com
Priorities:
  • Single Payer healthcare
  • Green, living wage jobs of the future
  • Education: Pre-K, K-12, higher ed incl vocational

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