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,opened his campaign headquarters in Highland Park even though he lives in Echo Park.
On Wednesday, 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 .
Luis Lopez lives in Silver Lake and Arturo Chavez is a deputy for Echo Park assemblyman Gil Cedillo.
The event, hosted by (The Eagle Rock Association), starts at 7 p.m.
According to insiders, it is the only candidates' forum scheduled before the primary.
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.
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.