Local Republicans meet candidates in state primary

The political pizza party held April 24 by the Republican Club of the Foothills drew almost 100 people, according to the group. The dinner event, held at the La Cañada Thursday Club, spotlighted 10 candidates in the June 3 primary election.

Included were Pete Peterson, candidate for California Secretary of State; Steve Stokes, candidate for U.S. Congress 28th District; Jack Orswell, candidate for U.S. Congress 27th District; Todd Royal, candidate for California State Assembly District 43; John Morris and John Wong, both candidates for Los Angeles County Assessor; three candidates running for Los Angeles County Superior Court Judgeship, Donna Armstrong, Carol Najera and Steve Schreiner; and Rick Barnes, candidate for the Glendale City Council.

David Wilcox of La Cañada spoke on behalf of Tim Donnelly, a candidate for governor. Wilcox pointed out that from noon to 2 p.m. on May 10, Donnelly will be holding a fundraiser at the Jeffers estate in La Cañada. For more information, visit www.electtimdonnell.com or call Wilcox at (818) 790-3844.

Phil Downs, president of the Republican Club, emceed the event while Mary Owen, the club’s first vice president in charge of programs, coordinated the speakers’ forum.

To learn more about the group visit rcotf.info or call (818) 248-4600.

-- Carol Cormaci, carol.cormaci@latimes.com

Follow on Twitter: @CarolCormaci.


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