With less than a week left for April to end, the countdown has begun to the June 5 primary elections to the California Assembly.
Last Saturday, Jimmy Gomez, one of the frontrunners in the race for the 51st Assembly District, kicked off his campaign with a party attended by about 100 people at his newly opened campaign headquarters on 6100 N. Figueroa St. (Gomez’s candidature was officially endorsed by Democratic Party delegates at the party’s state convention in San Diego in February.)
And on Wednesday, April 25, Gomez will share the podium with the three other Democratic frontrunners in the 51st Assembly District race—Luis Lopez, Arturo Chavez and Oscar Gutierrez—in a “Meet the Candidates” forum at the .
The event, hosted by (The Eagle Rock Association), starts at 7 p.m., and will feature some of the questions Eagle Rock Patch readers asked in response to our April 13 story about the candidates’ forum.
California’s 51st Assembly District encompasses all of Northeast L.A., including Eagle Rock, as well as East L.A. and parts of Echo Park, Silver Lake and Downtown. The general election for the 51st Assembly District is scheduled on November 6.
Eagle Rock residents can register to vote in the June 5 primaries at the as well as the Eagle Rock Station of the U.S. Post Office on Figueroa Street. The deadline for registering is May 21.
Here, in alphabetical order, is a list of the five candidates running for California’s 51st Assembly District, identified by their "Candidate Filing Status," as listed on the L.A. County Clerk's website:
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For more information about the June 5 primary election visit the Los Angeles County Clerk website.