May 16 2018

Orange County Business Council Endorses Murphy in Orange, Posey in Huntington Beach, O’Malley and Kuo in Irvine

IRVINE, CA— May 16, 2018 – Two city council candidates in Irvine, one in Huntington Beach and a candidate for mayor in the City of Orange have won the endorsement of Orange County Business Council in the upcoming general election Nov. 6.

            In Orange, OCBC today announced its endorsement of Mayor Pro Tem Mark Murphy to serve as the city’s mayor. “Mark has a proven track record bringing a private-sector, business minded approach to the governance of the City of Orange,” said Lucy Dunn, president and CEO of OCBC. “He has faithfully served the Orange business community and the city’s residents.”

            OCBC also announced its endorsement of Huntington Beach Mayor Mike Posey for City Council. “Mike is engaged in many of the key issues OCBC works on day in and day out; housing, transportation, and job creation,” said Dunn. “He is pro economic development, a leader and a consensus builder.”

            In Irvine, OCBC is endorsing Planning Commissioner Anthony Kuo and Transportation Commission Vice Chair Carrie O’Malley for election to the City Council. “Carrie has proven she understands the complexities of transportation and congestion management,” said Dunn. “Anthony has been an important voice on the city’s Planning Commission, advocating for thoughtful, balanced development that meets the city’s workforce housing needs.”


About OCBC:
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America’s sixth largest county. For more information, visit


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