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Los Angeles County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 40 Voter Information

Results as of Nov 26 1:08pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (169/169)
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Bob Blumenfield Click here for more information about this candidate 71,485 votes 58.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congressman's District Director
  • Former Director of Government Affairs, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
  • Vice Chair, California Trust For Public Schools
  • Member, Valley Leadership Institute Board
  • Graduate, Duke University and USC Annenberg School for Communication
  • Member, California Highway Patrol Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Valley Anti-Defamation League Advisory Board
Armineh Chelebian Click here for more information about this candidate 32,635 votes 26.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Accountant
  • Improve education by increasing accountability in the system. Support efforts to break up LAUSD into several smaller, more managable school districts
  • Bring more accountability to the budget process, cutting wasteful spending - NOT raising taxes to solve Sacramento's spending problem
  • Support tougher punishments on violent criminals and fight against efforts to release thousands of prisoners on the streets to cover budget shortfalls
Pamela Brown 17,944 votes 14.7%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Economics Professor

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