UPDATE: Santa Ana Council Member Sal Tinajero’s sister, Myriam Tinajero, has pulled out of the race for the Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Area 3. The remaining candidates include Santa Ana Redevelopment and Housing Commissioner Nelida Mendoza-Yanez, LAUSD asbestos inspector Thomas Gordon and Construction Laborer Tony Tapia, for Area 3 of the Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Board of Education. Mendoza-Yanez ran for the Santa Ana City Council in 2006, losing to David Benavides. She got over 10,000 votes in that election, according to Smart Voter. Continue reading
OC GOP Central Committee Member Thomas Gordon has pulled papers to run for Area Three of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. He is thus far the only candidate for that office.
The RSCCD elections have changed this year – they will be area-specific. This should make it easier for candidates to win.
Gordon has previously run for: Continue reading