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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of San Juan CapistranoCandidate for Council Member, Council District 2

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Kim McCarthy

Newspaper Co-Publisher
1,097 votes (33.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Protect San Juan's historic, small-town charm from over-development which adds traffic on our already congested streets, and further strains our already over-burdened water supply and aging sewer system.
  • Clean up homeless encampments endangering our communities by hiring additional Code Enforcement and OC Sheriffs as needed.
  • Protect our town from the proliferation of unlicensed residential "recovery" treatment centers.



Profession:Co-publisher, Community Common Sense newspaper
Co-publisher, Community Common Sense watchdog newspaper (2010–current)
City Commissioner, SJC Parks, Recreation, Youth and Senior Services Commission — Appointed position (2015–2017)


Wayne State University Bachelor of Arts, Communications / Marketing (1987)

Community Activities

Volunteer, Homefront America (providing support to Military Families) (2010–current)
Volunteer, Ark of San Juan Animal Rescue (2011–2016)
Founder, Director, Ambuehl Elementary After school English Language Learner Homework Club (2010–2011)

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Issues that if elected, I would like to address in order to protect and preserve San Juan's small-town, historic charm.

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