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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of Santa AnaCandidate for City Council, Ward 2

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Paul Gonzales

Financial Services Manager
7,472 votes (13.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure safe neighborhoods by addressing homelessness and other quality of life concerns.
  • Expand affordable housing and implement policies to bring stability and security to renters.
  • Invest in economic development and education to create an economy in which all residents can thrive.



Profession:Financial Services Manager
Associate Vice President, Retirement Plan Services Manager, Capital Group Companies (2007–current)
Boardmember, City of Santa Ana Personnel Board — Appointed position (2015–2018)
Retirement Plan Services Specialist, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union (2001–2007)


National University Master of Arts, Management & Organizational Leadership (2007)
University of California Irvine Bachelor of Arts, English (2005)
Cerritos College Associate of Arts, English (2003)

Community Activities

Member, Capital Group Adopt-a-School Committee (2015–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (7)

  • The Democratic Party of Orange County
  • Orange County Young Democrats
  • Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
  • LGBT Victory Institute
  • Equality California
  • National Union of Healthcare Workers
  • Planned Parenthood Community Action Fund

Elected Officials (3)

  • Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Michele Martinez
  • Santa Ana City Councilmember Sal Tinajero
  • Garden Grove City Councilmember Kim Nguyen

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