Fourteen candidates ran for two seats on the Anaheim City Council in 2010. This time nine candidates have qualified for the ballot, including several that ran unsuccessfully in 2010 – John Leos, Linda Linder, Brian Chuchua and Rodolfo “Rudy” Ganoa. Chuchua was one of two Republican candidates endorsed by the OC GOP in 2010. They also endorsed Kris Murray, who won – and they backed Tom Tait, who won the Mayor’s race.
My favorite candidate this year is Duane Roberts, a community activist who has an expertise in civil rights, and has a degree in criminal justice. While he is not likely to win, I know he will do great in the candidates’ debates. Roberts will bring up the issues the other candidates are unwilling to talk about. Continue reading