Garden Grove Journal
Former mayor Bruce Broadwater and electrician Myke Cossota are joined by West Garden Grove activist and former policeman Tony Flores.
Of those three, only Broadwater has returned his completed papers to the city clerk’s office. The deadline is Aug. 10. The winner will succeed Bill Dalton, who is “termed out” after eight years in the job.
The list of potential candidates for two posts on the city council was at eight as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the Garden Grove City Clerk’s office. Eight people have taken out nomination papers; so far only three have returned them.
Hopefuls include incumbents Kris Beard and Steve Jones; challengers are Albert Ayala, Phat Bui, Josh McIntosh, John O’Neill, Chris Phan and James Ybarra. Through Tuesday paperwork had been completed by McIntosh, Phan and Ybarra.
In Stanton, the list of candidates so far are incumbents Carol Warren and Al Ethans, as well as challengers Sou Moua and Bryan Pallmares.
Westminster’s lineup of hopefuls has also grown. Potential candidates for the council (some have taken out papers both for mayor and city council) are Al Krippner, Tri Ta, Al Hamade, Ha Mach, Tamara Sue Penninger, Helena Rutkowski, Diana Lee Carey, Tyler Diep, Kermit Marsh, Justin Weiler and Sergio Contreras.
For the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education, the candidates so far are Bao Quoc Nguyen, Kevin Nguyen and George West.
n the Westminster School District, hopefuls are Jamison Power and Amy Walsh.