Haidar Awad
For Hawthorne City Council

Haidar Awad for Hawthorne City CouncilThe son of immigrant parents, Haidar Awad learned from an early age the value of hard work and the importance of a good education.  Most importantly, he was encouraged to help others and give back to the community.

After earning a degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside, Haidar returned home, ready and eager to enter the family business.

Haidar Awad is now Vice President of Finance Auto Sales in Hawthorne, one of the fastest growing auto dealerships in the South Bay region.  Haidar personally led the successful restructuring of the company and modernized its mHaidar Awad for Hawthorne City Councilarketing and sales programs.

Fueled by a burning passion to not only improve and redevelop his family business, Haidar is also driven to reconnect with his boyhood community.  Haidar is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Hawthorne and is establishing a local scholarship program supporting college-bound Hawthorne students.
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    Haidar is Taking A Stand For You

    It’s time for bold new leadership that will work for you and not special interests. Haidar's business skills and financial experience will move Hawthorne in the right direction.

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20150618_1580_printIt’s time for bold new leadership that will work for you and not special interests. Let’s put an end to the status quo at city hall. I have the right set of skills and financial experience to get things moving in the right direction.

My top priorities are: Economic Development, Public Safety, and Government Accountability and Transparency.

If you would like to talk about the issues or have any questions for me, please call me at my home number (424) 675-4338.


Haidar is Supported by Leaders Across California and the South Bay


  • John Chiang – California State Treasurer
  • Isadore Hall, III – California State Senator, District 35
  • Autumn Burke – California State Assembly Member, District 62
  • Paul Koretz – Los Angeles City Council Member, District 5
  • Steve Westly – California State Controller (2003-2007)
  • Mike Fong – Los Angeles Community College Trustee, Seat 7
  • Ray Cordova – Chairman, South County Labor, AFL-CIO*
  • James T. Butts – Mayor, City of Inglewood
  • Robert Pullen-Miles – Mayor, City of Lawndale
  • Alex Padilla – Inglewood City Council Member
  • Eloy Morales – Inglewood City Council Member
  • George Dotson – Inglewood City Council Member
  • Ralph Franklin – Inglewood City Council Member
  • Aide Castro – Lynwood City Council Member/Mayor
  • Rachel Johnson – Former Gardena City Council Member

Organized Labor

  • The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
  • Teamsters – Joint Council 42
  • AFSCME – District Council 36
  • Painters and Allied Trades – District Council 36
  • Laborers International Union of North America – Local 300
  • Laborers International Union of North America – Local 1309
  • International Alliance of Theatrical and State Employees Union – Local 80
  • International Alliance of Theatrical and State Employees Union – Local 33
  • American Federation of Musicians – Local 47


  • California Small Business Association
  • Patricia Donaldson – President, Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce*
  • Reverend Phil Cookes – South Bay Celebration Assembly of God*
  • Sydney Kamlager, LA Community College District Board of Trustees
  • Pastor David Manila, New Beginnings Church


  • Reverend Phil Cookes, South Bay Celebration Assembly of God*
  • Reginal D. King, Global Capital Professional Services
  • Shelby Anderson, Active Cleaning
  • Anthony Thomas, Silk Transportation
  • Betty Patterson, LV Tours
  • John Bristol
  • David La Salle, Vice President of PD & Associates

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