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Advisory: City of Santa Ana Welcomes Three New Members to the City Council

SANTA ANA, CA – At a Special Meeting of the Santa Ana City Council held on December 11, 2018, the City Council reorganized as follows: Mayor Miguel Pulido’s swore in as the re-elected Mayor, the election of Councilmember Juan Villegas as the City’s new Mayor Pro Tem, and the swearing in of three new Councilmembers: David Penaloza (Ward 2), Roman Reyna (Ward 4), and Cecilia Iglesias (Ward 6).

During the meeting, outgoing Mayor Pro Tem Michele Martinez and Councilmembers Sal Tinajero and David Benavides were all honored for their achievements and their exceptional public service to the residents of the City of Santa Ana during their tenure on City Council.

A list of the reorganization with terms of office for each City Council member includes:

Mayor Miguel Pulido – Term Expires 12-2020
Mayor Pro Tem Juan Villegas – Term Expires 12-2020
Councilmember Cecilia Iglesias – Term Expires 12-2022
Councilmember David Penaloza – Term Expires 12-2022
Councilmember Roman Reyna – Term Expires 12-2022
Councilmember Vicente Sarmiento – Term Expires 12-2020
Councilmember Jose Solorio – Term Expires 12-2020

Please visit the City’s website to view the video recording of the December 11 Council meeting. For more information on the City Council reorganization, please call (714) 647-6900 or email

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

2 thoughts on “Santa Ana’s new City Council Members have been sworn in”
  1. The former Council (including current Council members Jose Solorio, Juan Villegas and Vince Sarmiento) redrew Ward boundaries and designated Wards in a manner to purposely disadvantage Cecilia Iglesias for her future Council elections.

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