LOMITA, CA – Armenian National Committee -PAC (ANC-PAC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Marcy Winograd (CA-36/Harman) by the American Hellenic Council of California. With this endorsement, the AHC has united with a vast number of supporters, activists, organizations, unions, educators, former and current politicians in support of the Winograd Campaign. The AHC has been the focal point of political activities of Greek Americans in California.
“Being a leading voice in the Greek American community, we are proud to endorse a candidate with leadership qualities as Marcy Winograd,” said AHC Director Alexander Mizan. “We urge all of our friends and activists who reside in California’s 36th Congressional District to support Marcy Winograd.”
Marcy Winograd has raised over $320,000 for her campaign. Winograd has not received any contributions from corporate sponsors. She has taken this firm stance to ensure that she is not indebted to corporate interests, but rather the people’s interests in California’s 36th Congressional District. She is considered a leader in the state Democratic Party, as president of Progressive Democrats of America (Los Angeles chapter), co-founder of L.A. Jews for Peace, and the Co-Chair of the State Party’s Foreign Policy Committee of the Progressive Caucus. Winograd has 15 years of teaching experience in the Los Angeles Unified School District, most recently at Crenshaw High School.
“The ANC-PAC urges all of our friends and activists to support Marcy Winograd in the June 8th Democratic Primaries. We have an opportunity to bring new visions, new leadership, new ideas, and new energy to our district that is very much needed,” explained South Bay ANC-PAC leader Shant Baboujian.
The primary election between Winograd and Congresswoman Jane Harman will take place on June 8, 2010. Individuals interested in learning more about Marcy Winograd’s candidacy may visit her website at: www.winograd4congress.com
The ANC-PAC is a non-partisan federally registered political action committee established to support campaign committees for Members of Congress who share the values of the Armenian American community. The ANC-PAC is at the forefront of efforts to ensure that the voice of the Armenian American community is clearly heard in our nation’s capital. The ANC-PAC continues a century old tradition of Armenian American engagement on the public policy issues facing national political leaders, both in the U.S. Congress and the White House. For more information, you may log on to www.winograd4congress.com.