On the federal, state, and local levels, Armenian American candidates are bringing their values and vision to the 2016 elections.

Seventeen candidates -- incumbents and challengers -- have thrown their hats in the political ring, including (starting from the top left):

U.S. House:

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA-18) (I);
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA-14) (I); and
Danny Tarkanian (R-NV-3)


Brad Avakian (D) OR Secretary of State

State Assembly:

Gary Azarian (R-NH-Rockingham 8) (I)
John Janigian (R-NH-Rockingham 8)
Ardy Kassakhian (D-CA-43rd Dist.)
Katherine Kazarian (D-RI-63rd Dist) (I)
James Miceli (D-MA-19th Dist. Middlesex) (I)
David Muradian, Jr. (R-MA-9th Worcester) (I)
Adrin Nazarian (D-CA-46th Dist) (I)
Rita Topalian (R-CA 57th Dist)
Peter Torosian (R-NH-Rockingham 14).

Local Elections:

Scott Avedisian, Mayor, Warwick, RI (I)
Charlie Diradour, Councilman, Richmond, VA
Peter Koutoujian, Sheriff, Middlesex County, MA (I)
Taniel Shant, Commissioner, Palm Beach County, FL Dist. 5


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