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Laura Friedman during her 2016 California State Assembly Race.
|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 43rd district
December 5, 2016
|Preceded by||Mike Gatto|
|Mayor of Glendale, California|
April 2011 – April 2012
|Preceded by||Ara Najarian|
|Succeeded by||Frank Quintero|
|Glendale City Councilmember|
|Born||December 3, 1966|
|Alma mater||University of Rochester|
Laura Friedman is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 43rd Assembly District, encompassing the cities of Glendale, Burbank, La Canada Flintridge, portions of Los Angeles and the unincorporated community of La Crescenta-Montrose.
Since 2000, Friedman has owned and managed a small business (PlanetGlass.net), a web-based art glass dealership. Between 1998 and 1999, Friedman was the Vice President of Development at Cort/Madden Company. Between 1994 and 1997, Friedman was the Vice President of Development at Rysher Entertainment, where she oversaw the production of approximately ten feature films annually as well as extensive television programming. In 1995, Friedman was the co-producer of the Warner Brothers release It Takes Two. In 1996 she was associate producer of House Arrest; executive producer of Foxfire,; executive producer of the family film Zeus and Roxanne; and associate producer of the independent film Aberration, which was released by LIVE Entertainment.
2016 California State Assembly
|California's 43rd State Assembly district election, 2016|
|Democratic||Andrew J. Blumenfield||13,309||12.8|
|Republican||Alexandra A. Bustamante||6,524||6.3|
|Democratic||Dennis R. Bullock||4,294||4.1|
|American Independent||Aaron Cervantes||1,873||1.8|
- City of Glendale website
- Levine, Brittany (April 9, 2012). "Mayor Laura Friedman baffled by colleagues' indecision". Glendale News-Press.
- "Qualifications". Votelaurafriedman.com. 2009-01-09. Retrieved 2011-11-05.
- Biography at City of Glendale website