Pasadena ANC Announces Endorsemen’s

PASADENA–The Armenian National Committee-Political Action Committee announced today that it had endorsed city council candidates–Chris Holden [District 3]–and Bill Crowfoot [District 5]–and Sarah Smith Orr [District 7] and PUSD Board candidates George A. Padilla [Seat 1]–Lisa H. Fowler [Seat 3]– and Bonnie Armstrong [Seat 5] in the March 4–local elections.

City Council

Chris Holden [District 3] – As Vice Mayor for the City of Pasadena since 1995–Holden was elected to the city Council in 1989–and re-elected in 1993. If re-elected he will serve as Mayor of Pasadena.

Bill Crowfoot [District 5] – Crowfoot is a member of the Pasadena City Council to which he was elected in March 1993.

Sarah Smith Orr [District 7] – Orr is running against two other candidates for District 7. If elected will replace Council member Bill Thompson who will be retiring.

Pasadena Unified School District

George A. Padilla [Seat 1] – An incumbent serving on the board of education as president.

Lisa H. Fowler [Seat 3] – Currently serving on the board of education and is running uncontested.

Bonnie Armstrong [Seat 7] – Has an M.A. in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College specializing in Leadership in Education. She is running against two other candidates.

"The ANC-PAC has endorsed these candidates because they distinguished themselves as strong leaders who have–in a variety of ways–proven their support on issues concerning the Armenian-American community in Pasadena," stated Aida Dimejian–Chairperson of Pasadena Chapter of the ANC.

The ANC-PAC urges all Armenian-Americans to vote on March 4 and support these candidates in the election.


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