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Paul Koretz


Picture of Paul Koretz
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2000 Democratic AD-42 100238 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic AD-42 84012 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-42 143376 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 3, 1955 in Hollywood, CA
Married: Gail Koretz
Daughter: Rachel

1975-1984: Aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Zev Yaroslovsky
1984: Aide to Los Angeles City Councilman Marvin Braude
1984: Campaign Manager, Alan Viterbi for West Hollywood City Council
1988-2000: Member, West Hollywood City Council
1994: Primary Candidate for AD-42 (Lost; 16%)
Previous: Chief of Staff, Brad Sherman, State Board of Equalization
2006: Candidate for West Basin Municipal Water District (Lost; 37%)
2007-Present: Member, California Board of Podriatic Medicine
2008: Early Primary Candidate for SD-23 (Withdrew)
2009-2022: Member, Los Angeles City Council
2022: Primary Candidate for Los Angeles City Controller (Lost; 36.7%)

  • Gail is the Government and Community Relations Manager, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2001-02)