The 2016 Anaheim City Council election has gained its
first second candidate: perennial council aspirant Rudy Gaona.
Gaona filed his intention to run paperwork on July 6 for what will be his third city council run, having previously run in 2012 and 2010. He pulled papers to run in 2014 before opting to run against Supervisor Shawn Nelson.
According to Gaona’s campaign bio:
I work at LAC-USC-MEDICAL- CENTER. And have served for 15 years for the department of Supply Chain Operations . In addition to my full time job, I also served my country, I was a member of the California, Army National Guard. I feel honored to say that I have served the National Guard for 21 years. I first volunteered to serve the Army National Guard when I turned eighteen. I am what you call, your basic Infantry soldier. My tours include Los Angeles Riots, Northridge earthquake, Central floods, Operation enduring freedom and Operation Iraqi freedom.
As readers know, the 2016 council elections will be conducted on a by-district basis.