As the city council election cycle winds down, there are seven candidates running for three seats in Costa Mesa. Two incumbents seek re-election, and the third position is wide open due to term limits.
The Register reached out to all the candidates to get their take on several of the major hot-button issues facing the city and state their case for the skills, leadership and attributes they would bring to the council.
See all of the candidates’ answers (everyone was limited to 75 words) here:
Occupation: Land planner
Education: B.A., Stanford University
Political experience: Costa Mesa City Council from 1988 to 1996
Q. What are the skills, qualities or accomplishments that make you the best person for this job?
A. Decades of experience dealing with land use issues, can work with a wide variety of people, can analyze complex…