What: Ten of the candidates who have thrown their hats into the race to represent Congressional District 25 will take part in a forum co-hosted by California State University, Northridge and the College of the Canyons.
The forum is expected to feature a robust discussion on the communities that make up the 25thCongressional District — Santa Clarita Valley, Simi Valley, Palmdale, Lancaster and the northern part of the San Fernando Valley.
The forum will be streamed live on Cal State Northridge’s YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/CalStateNorthridge.
When: 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
Where: Northridge Center in the University Student Union
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
(The University Student Union is located on the east side of the campus, off Zelzah Avenue.)
Democrat Robert Cooper III, university professor
Democrat Getro F. Elize, patient resource worker
Republican Mike Garcia, small businessman and father
Republican Courtney Lackey, mother and businesswoman
Republican David Lozano, attorney and business owner
Republican Daniel Mercuri, business owner and father
Democrat F. David Rudnick, business owner
Democrat Christy Smith, California Assemblywoman and mother
Democrat Cenk Uygur, progressive journalist
Democrat Aníbal Valdéz-Ortega, attorney and community organizer
Rafael De La Rosa, assistant vice president for government and
community relations at CSUN
Julio César Ortiz, reporter for Univision 34 Los Angeles, KMEX
Elex Michaelson, FOX 11 news anchor and host and producer of the political
talk show “The Issue Is”
Media Contact: Carmen Ramos Chandler, CSUN Media Relations, (818) 677-2130