Sep 18 2018

OCBC’s BIZPAC Endorses Lowenthal For 72nd Assembly District, Shaw For Orange County Supervisor, Barnes For Orange County Sheriff

BIZPAC also announces endorsements of 13 candidates in municipal races.

IRVINE, CA — September 18, 2018 — Orange County Business Council’s BIZPAC today announced it is endorsing Josh Lowenthal in his bid for the 72nd Assembly District seat, La Habra Mayor Tim Shaw for Orange County Supervisor for the Fourth District, and Don Barnes for Orange County Sheriff.

“OCBC’s BIZPAC is pleased to back the candidacies of these proven leaders,” said Lucy Dunn, president and CEO of Orange County Business Council. “Josh is a common sense, pro-business Democrat who understands the importance of preserving Proposition 13 and opposes a split-roll tax regime. Tim has faithfully served his constituents in La Habra over three terms on the City Council and as mayor, is known for building bi-partisan alliances, and is pro economic development and infrastructure. Don is the ideal law enforcement professional to take the helm of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, which has been so well led by Sandra Hutchens.”

In addition to its endorsements of Lowenthal, Shaw and Barnes, OCBC’s BIZPAC announced its support of 13 candidates in various municipal races throughout Orange County. The candidates receiving BIZPAC’s endorsement are:

  • Phil Bacerra – Santa Ana City Council – Ward 4
  • Jordan Brandman – Anaheim City Council – District 2
  • Mitch Caldwell – Anaheim City Council – District 3
  • Garret Dwyer – Aliso Viejo City Council
  • Dave Harrington – Aliso Viejo City Council
  • Austin Lumbard – Tustin City Council
  • Neeki Moatazedi – Lake Forest City Council
  • Chip Monaco – Orange City Council
  • Trevor O’Neil – Anaheim City Council – District 6
  • Miguel Pulido – Mayor of Santa Ana
  • Carlos Rodriguez – Yorba Linda City Council
  • Ed Sachs – Mission Viejo City Council
  • Virginia Vaughn – Buena Park City Council

The Orange County Business Council’s Political Action Committee, BIZPAC, was established more than 20 years ago as a means to support candidates and ballot measures which promote and protect the public policy agenda of the Orange County Business Council.  Membership in the PAC is open to anyone interested in supporting Orange County’s business community.

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