District 3

UPDATED: District 4 Candidate Forum Tonight; Ferreras Bails Out At Last Minute

UPDATE:  Fr. Arturo Ferreras, the liberal Democrat candidate supported by Mayor Tom Tait, dropped out of the candidate forum around 5:00 p.m. today, citing two unspecified “unforeseen conflicts” on his schedule. The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the second in a series of candidate forums in the four council districts holding elections this year. This evening’s forum is for ...

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The Anaheim Republican Assembly’s Strange Candidate Forum

For those unable to attend, the following is a summary of tonight’s council candidate forum sponsored by the Anaheim Republican Assembly: All 11 candidates in attendance oppose Short-Term Rentals, the streetcar and TOT tax rebates to attract 4-Diamond hotels. That was it. The candidates were asked a total of TWO questions: “What is your opinion on the Anaheim street car ...

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UPDATED: Final List of Anaheim City Council Candidates

UPDATED 3:09 p.m, on August 15 regarding District 5. Candidate filing closed at 5:00 p.m. on Friday; following is the final list of candidates for Anaheim City Council: DISTRICT 1 Denise Barnes (Republican) Mark Richard Daniels (Democrat) Freddy Fitzgerald Carvajal (Democrat) Leonard “Len” Lahtinen (Democrat) Steven Chavez Lodge (Republican) Orlando Perez (Republican) Angel VanStark (No Party Preference)   DISTRICT 3 ...

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District 3: Loretta Sanchez, Tom Daly Endorse Jordan Brandman for Re-Election

This came over the transom from Councilman Jordan Brandman’s campaign: Dear ___, Yesterday, I submitted my nomination signatures to represent Council District 3 on the Anaheim City Council for four more years. Walking from door to door, speaking with voters throughout the district about the need to create good jobs, make our neighborhoods safe, and invest in community services and ...

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An Interesting New Entrant Into The District 3 Campaign

A new candidate has entered the lists in the jousting for Council District 3: Robert Nelson, a Republican. The de facto incumbent in D3 is Councilman Jordan Brandman, a Democrat, who was the top vote-getter in 2012. His principal challenger is Jose F. Moreno, the left-wing chairman of the CSULB Chicano Studies Department. Moreno is a Democrat of recent vintage, ...

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