Dana Point Councilman Bill Brough will run for the 73rd Assembly District — the seat currently occupied by his boss, Diane Harkey per a Capistrano Dispatch story yesterday. Brough also worked for former Congressman Chris Cox. The Register also had the story — Dana Point councilman throws hat in Assembly ring.
The Dispatch also reported “One other local politician, Rancho Santa Margarita City Councilman Jesse Petrilla, has declared his candidacy for the seat.”
Assemblywoman Harkey and her husband have also made some headlines recently. The OC Register recently offered these stories on Point Center Financial, the firm the Harkeys control: