Pasadena — ColoradoBoulevard.net:
Assemblymember Chris Holden enters the race for the L.A. County Board of Supervisors 5th District.
By News Desk
In a video posted to his social media channels, Assemblymember Holden demonstrates his decades of leadership on regional issues that have impacted the lives of Los Angeles County residents. Holden is “running for County Supervisor to bring a more urgent response to Los Angeles County’s challenges.”
Holden was elected to the Pasadena City Council when he was 28 years old and was the second African-American to serve as Mayor in the city’s history. Under his leadership, Pasadena created its first living wage ordinance to ensure that workers could earn decent pay for their hard work and contribute to the local economy. As Assemblymember, Chris Holden was appointed to the Pasadena Light Rail Alignment Task Force. He was instrumental in the planning and execution of the initial stops connecting Pasadena to Downtown LA. Assemblymember Holden continued to help extend the Gold Line further, securing $290 million in state funding for six new stations and introducing a plan to have the Gold Line connect the Burbank and Ontario airports.
Los Angeles County Supervisorial District 5 includes cities in the Antelope, Crescenta, and Santa Clarita Valleys, and portions of the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys. The district is currently represented by Supervisor Kathryn Barger. Barger launched her re-election campaign on Feb. 9, 2023.
The election will take place March 5, 2024.
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