Huntington Beach

14 seeking city council seats

HUNTINGTON BEACH CIVIC CENTER (Orange County Tribune photo).


Fourteen people have pulled nomination papers for four seats on the Huntington Beach City Council, and two are seeking the post of city attorney.

As of the close of business on Wednesday, the city clerk’s office shows these names and – where listed – ballot designation.


  • Patrick J. Burns
  • Gina Clayton-Tarvin
  • David Clifford
  • Amory Hanson (historic resources boardman) 
  • Jill S. Hardy
  • Kenneth L. Inouye
  • Wesam Jreiset
  • Casey McKeon
  • Michael Olsberg
  • Oscar Rodriguez
  • Tony Strickland
  • Gabrielle S. Samiy
  • Gracey Van Der Mark
  • Mike Vogler (attorney).


  • Scott Field
  • Michael Gates*.

The deadline for returning completed papers is Friday, Aug. 12.

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