Elan Carr is the son of immigrants. His mother fled to Israel from Iraq after watching her father be taken away by Iraqi authorities. His step-father fled to Israel from Nazi-occupied Bulgaria. Both eventually immigrated to the United States and became proud American citizens. Elan’s mother, father, and
ELAN CARR SECURES ENDORSEMENT OF HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER AND YOUNG GUN FOUNDER
Los Angeles, CA – August 25, 2014 - The Elan Carr for Congress campaign announced the endorsement of House Majority Leader and founder of the Young Gun program, Kevin McCarthy. In the most recent fundraising quarter, Carr out-raised his opponent by more than $70,000 after finishing first place in the June 3rd Primary Election. McCarthy’s endorsement adds to the growing support Carr is receiving both nationally and locally and follows endorsements from Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, California Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari, and House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce...read more
Westwood Village’s Newest Neighbor
Los Angeles, CA – August 16, 2014 - The Elan Carr for Congress campaign announced the opening of its brand new campaign headquarters in Westwood Village. Media is invited and encouraged to attend.
Who: Elan Carr for Congress Campaign
What: Headquarters Grand Opening
When: Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Where: 941 South Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (entrance is on Weyburn Avenue - one storefront to the west of the Westwood / Weyburn intersection on the Northwest side - across from CVS)
NEW July FEC Fundraising Report: Top Primary
Los Angeles, CA - July 17, 2014 - The Elan Carr for Congress campaign announced today that it raised $74,000 more than his opponent Ted Lieu. According to just-filed FEC reports, Carr raised $434,873 during the May 15-June 30th period, while Lieu, a Democrat, reported just $359,915. Carr also ended the period with more cash-on-hand than Lieu finishing with $245,822 cash-on-hand while Lieu ended the cycle with $204,438.
"It's this kind of broad support that puts us in such a great position to win in November," said Carr, who was the top vote getter in last month's primary. "I feel incredibly fortunate and grateful that so many have invested in my campaign and believe in what we're fighting for. Washington and Sacramento have completely lost touch with reality and we need to representatives who will fight for true accountability while working to advance common-sense reforms."...read more
CONGRESSMAN (RET.) ELTON GALLEGLY ENDORSES CRIMINAL PROSECUTOR ELAN CARR FOLLOWING CARR’S MAJOR UPSET VICTORY ON JUNE 3RD
Los Angeles — July 9 – Today, former Congressman Elton Gallegly endorsed criminal prosecutor and primary election victor Elan S. Carr in his bid for California’s 33rdCongressional District. This endorsement comes on the heels of Carr’s huge win on June 3rd as the primary election’s top vote-getter.
Congressman (ret.) Elton Gallegly stated, “Elan Carr is the ideal public servant. In addition to prosecuting some of LA’s most notorious street gangs, he has also prosecuted many cases of domestic violence and animal cruelty. He has a proven track record of protecting the most vulnerable members of our society—those who are unable to defend themselves and who don’t have a voice...read more
NEEL KASHKARI ENDORSES ELAN CARR FOR CONGRESS
Los Angeles, CA – July 3, 2014 - The Elan Carr for Congress campaign announced today the endorsement of CA Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari. Despite being outspent 4-1, Carr, the son of immigrants who served as a United States Army officer in the Iraq War before becoming a criminal gang prosecutor, was the top vote-getter in the June 3rd primary.
"We are both children of immigrants, and the ideas of hard work, opportunity, and the American Dream are very personal to both of us," said Kashkari. "I'm excited to support Elan Carr because I know he will go to Washington and help pass reforms that will give California families the ability to prosper and build a better future - the same reasons why our parents came to this great country.” ...read more
Los Angeles — June 30 – Today, criminal gang prosecutor and Iraq war veteran Elan Carr, candidate for Congress in California’s 33rd District, released a statement condemning the murder by terrorists of three Israeli teenagers and expressing solidarity with the bereaved families.
Elan Carr stated, “Dahlia and I are outraged and devastated by the cold-blooded murder of three innocent Israeli boys. Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families of 16-year-old Naftali Frenkel, 16-year-old Gilad Sha’er, and 19-year-old Eyal Yifrah. May the memories of these boys be for a blessing.” ...read more
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