"Times are changing in Buena Park, and our city needs a fresh, innovative voice to confidently – and finally – lead it into the 21st century. I am running for Buena Park City Council, District 2, because I believe we deserve a positive and effective representative who will address the needs of our diverse neighborhoods, now and for years to come — I am ready to bring this leadership to City Hall."
As a community leader and outspoken environmental activist, Jackson Hinkle will bring progressive solutions and a fresh voice to San Clemente. His campaign values center on uniting to end homelessness, protecting the environment and coastal habitats from corporate interests, and ensuring a functioning democracy for all members of our community.
Jake Rybczyk (Rib-Zik) is a local political activist who believes in the power of, we the people. Jake has been generating passion for Democracy all across Orange County through his activism. Creating a voice for the people, fighting for the community and creating change has inspired Jake to run. It's time for San Clemente to be a modern, safe and eco-friendly village by the sea. It's time for progress.
Fullerton Commissioner Jose Trinidad Castañeda is running for Fullerton City Council District 5 to put the interests of the people of South Fullerton before those of special interests. His campaign underscores the value of addressing affordable housing, ending homelessness, reducing poverty & inequality.
Mahmoud El-Farra is dedicated to providing every person with an equal opportunity for success and a heightened quality of life. If elected, he will work to protect Mission Viejo's natural habitats, create new economic opportunities for the public, and push for improved infrastructure. Mahmoud aims to bring a new set of eyes to the the city by inspiring hope and encouraging modern solutions to age-old issues.
Manuel Chavez is running for Costa Mesa City Council in District 4 to bring a new perspective and new ideas to local government. Manuel recently graduated from UC Irvine in 2017 with a degree in Political Science, and as a lifelong resident of the Westside, Manuel now works to give back to the community that raised him as a local activist and Delegate to the California Democratic Party (AD-74). On City Council, Manuel will be a fierce advocate for future generations in the Westside and across Orange County.
Photos by: Gavin Spear & Sidney Giles