Born: March 24, 1960 in Los Angeles, CA
Children: Hrag, Andrew, and Lori
University: University of Southern California (BA; Political Science)
2000: Primary Candidate for AD-43 (Lost; 35.5%)
2003-2006: President, Burbank Board of Education
Previous: Founding President, Democrats for Neighborhood Action
2008-2010: Member, California Film Commission
2010: Resigned from the State Assembly on January 5.
2010-Present: Member, Los Angeles City Council
- UNACKNOWLEDGED API: This elected official was excluded from the "History of Asian Americans in the California Legislature" by the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus, although this person is Armenian-American and Armenia is in Asia (Source, accessed 3/2/2013).
- Supreme Court Decision: In January 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a law authored by Paul Krekorian, AB 2098 (2008), was unconstitutional. The law, which required the euthanization of "nonambulatory animals", was found to violate the Federal Meat Inspection Act. (National Meat Association v. Harris, 10-224)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08)