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Los Angeles County Democratic Party

Assembly District 38

Information below was provided by the candidate. You may vote for up to seven candidates on your March 3rd Primary Election ballot.

Seymour Amster
Non-Profit Director

Jim Hilfenhaus
Retired Union Director

Please vote for Jim Hilfenhaus for LA County Democratic Central Committee
I am the retired Political Director of Laborer"s Local 300. A lifelong Democratic Activist with the usual associations- Sierra Club, ACLU , LA Philharmonic, Americans for Democratic Action and AARP. Currently I am Assemblymember Cristy Smith's appointee to the LA County Democratic Central Committee I was Bernie's volunteer Labor coordinator for So Cal in 2016, now I am focused on electing Cristy Smith to Congress and electing whoever the Democratic nominee is against Trump. I and my two pug dogs , Lily and Otis would very much appreciate one of your seven votes for this voluntary position to serve you. And please vote for six of the other good Democrats running.
If you have any questions about me, other Democrats on the ballot or who the endorsed Judges are email at jhilfenhaus@aol.com


Michelle H. Elmer

Stacy L. Fortner
Member, County Central Committee

Veronica De Lara
Health Project Director

Michael R. Kulka


I have been a proud Democrat for my entire voting life, and I am asking for your support to continue my service with the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee (LACDP) representing the 38th Assembly District. I am a member of The Democratic Alliance for Action (DAA) since 2006 and was honored to serve as its president for three terms. Additionally, I have been a Delegate to the California Democratic Party Central Committee, a past officer of the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley (DPSFV) and a current member of three additional Dem Clubs. (North Valley, Simi Valley, Stonewall)
I consider myself a Pragmatic Progressive Dem with a focus on winning elections and forging relationships across the breadth of our Party.
My major issues are:

  • Climate Change

  • Healthcare

  • Education

  • Immigration Reform

  • Reproductive Rights

  • Reducing Gun Violence

  • Affordable Housing

Vote Your Values!

Logan Smith
Assemblymember's District Representative

Patricia "Patti" Sulpizio
Member, County Central Committee

A lifelong Democrat, 40 year Santa Clarita Valley resident, Patti is a community organizer, activist and Democratic Party leader. A past president, committee chairperson and active member of the Democratic Alliance for Action of Santa Clarita, Patti  has been elected  California Democratic Party delegate, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley (DPSFV) executive board member, LA County Democratic Central Committee (LACDP) member and Delegation Chair. Recipient of the Truman and Roosevelt Outstanding Democratic Volunteer of the Year Awards, Patti is most proud of her efforts organizing the Santa Clarita Neighbors for Peace and Justice anti-war demonstrations during the Iraq War escalation, staffing Santa Clarita Democratic campaign headquarters, leading voter registration drives, and grassroots leader of the winning campaign to keep mega digital billboards out of Santa Clarita. “I would be honored to have your vote to continue to serve you and represent Democrats in the 38th Assembly District.”
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A. Lysa Simon

Kyle McCormick

Lynne Plambeck
Member, County Central Committee

Steven Boyd
Administrative Clerk

Marilyn Grunwald


Marilyn Grunwald appreciates the opportunity to talk about her campaign for LACDP (County Central Committee). Please contact her via her website marilyngrunwald.net or E-mail: marilyn.grunwald@gmail.com. Her passion is Disability Civil Rights; she works on intersecting with other minority groups. Originally from Scotland, Marilyn has been active in Democratic politics since 1993. She is currently Bylaws chair for DAA and Bylaws Co-Chair for DPSFV, and she sits on the CDP Resolutions Committee. She is an appointee of Hon. Christy Smith to the 38thAD Public Safety Committee.



  • Alternate/Member of LACDP (County Central Committee); Former Credentials Co-Chair.

  • Delegate to the CA State Convention

  • Delegate to the National Convention in 2008

  • Former club president of Sherman Oaks Democratic Club

  • Former Steering Committee Member of Stonewall Democratic Club

  • Marilyn holds a B.A. in English from Grand Canyon University and is currently working toward her Master’s degree in Government and Policy.