Paul Krekorian

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Paul Krekorian
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Los Angeles City Council, District 2
In office
Term ends
Years in position 5
Elections and appointments
Last electionMarch 3, 2015
First elected2009
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
California State Assembly District 43
2007 - 2010
ProfessionPartner, Fisher & Krekorian
Office website
Paul Krekorian is a member of the Los Angeles, California City Council, representing District 2. He was elected in 2009 and was sworn into office on January 5, 2010. Before becoming a city council member, Krekorian was a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing the 43rd District from 2007 to January 2010.[1]


Krekorian's professional experience includes working as a lawyer for Fisher & Krekorian, as Counsel on the Webster Commission and as a Law Clerk for the Organized Crime Strike Force, United States Justice Department.[1]



See also: Los Angeles, California municipal elections, 2015

The city of Los Angeles, California will hold elections for city council on May 19, 2015. A primary election took place on March 3, 2015. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 3, 2014. Seven of the 15 city council seats are up for election.[2]

In the primary election for District 2, incumbent Paul Krekorian faced Eric Preven. Because Krekorian received over 50% of the vote, the general election for District 2 was called off.[3]
Los Angeles City Council, District 2, 2015
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Krekorian Incumbent 75.4% 8,312
Eric Preven 24.6% 2,708
Total Votes 11,020
Source: City of Los Angeles - Official primary election results

Political Courage test

Krekorian did not provide answers to the California State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[4]

Legislative scorecard

Capitol Weekly, California's major weekly periodical covering the state legislature, publishes an annual legislative scorecard to pin down the political or ideological leanings of every member of the legislature based on how they voted on an assortment of bills in the most recent legislative session. The 2009 scores were based on votes on 19 bills, but did not include how legislators voted on the Proposition 1A (2009). On the scorecard, "100" is a perfect liberal score and "0" is a perfect conservative score.[5][6]

On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Krekorian ranked as a 97.[7]

Committee assignments

Krekorian served on the following House committees:

Krekorian's sponsored legislation included:

  • AB 21 - Renewable energy resources
  • AB 64 - Energy: renewable energy resources
  • AB 952 - Health information: disclosure: Taft-Hartley

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Campaign donors

Below are Krekorian's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[8]

Contributor 2008 total
California State Council of Service Employees $14,400
AT&T $14,400
CA State Council of Laborers $9,200
Verizon $7,753
CA Assoc of Realtors $7,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wendy Greuel
Los Angeles City Council District 2
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
California State Assembly District 43
2007-January 5, 2010
Succeeded by
Mike Gatto