January 30, 2019 –
Adrin Nazarian is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly.
A Democrat, he represents the 46th Assembly District which encompasses the central-southern San Fernando Valley. He is of Iranian-Armenian descent, and is the first Iranian-American elected to the California State Legislature.
Democratic Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian comfortably won a fourth term by defeating his challenger, Republican businesswoman Roxanne Beckford Hoge in the race for the 46th District seat.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Nazarian bested Beckford Hoge by 77.9 percent to 22.1 percent.
The district encompasses communities in the central and southern portions of the San Fernando Valley, including the neighborhoods of North Hills, Panorama City, Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, Valley Village, Studio City, Valley Glen, Lake Balboa and North Hollywood.