Anaheim City School District board members Dr. Jose F. Moreno and James Vanderbilt, both Latinos, are among the many candidates that are running for the Anaheim City Council in this November’s General Election.
Dr. Moreno was one of those who who filed a lawsuit charging that the city’s current at-large voting method puts minority voters and candidates at a disadvantage, according to the O.C. Register.
But Dr. Moreno could face an uphill battle as Anaheim resident Jose “Joe” Moreno, an Orange County Health Care Technician, has also filed to run for the City Council. The two Morenos could not be more apart on the issues. Dr. Moreno is a liberal who recently joined the Democratic Party after years of being a Decline to State voter. The other Moreno is a Republican who was his party’s nominee for the 69th Assembly District in 2012, against former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly. He is also a contributor to our New Anaheim Blog’s Facebook page. Continue reading