CITY COUNCIL - ENDORSEMENT APPLICATION Candidates running for city council are required to fill out this form to be eligible for endorsement and financial support. A message from the LC Local Elections Committee:The Lincoln Club of Orange County endorses in an election only in rare cases. When the club does endorse, it embraces candidates who publicly and courageously stand up for lowering taxes, reducing the power of government, securing property rights, and fighting special interests. We ask for, and will rely on, your candid answers to the questions below. Your name*Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Email* Phone*Home address*Office sought*Profession or business*Website Please list your campaign budget, how much you have raised to date, and your current cash on hand* Please list your key endorsements* Please list any consultants / campaign staff*Which elected/appointed offices do you or have you held?* Briefly describe what is motivating you to run for public office* Briefly describe what you believe makes you uniquely qualified to hold public office* Briefly describe what community organizations you are affiliated with and your history of civic involvement* Briefly describe your City's greatest challenges* Detail 3 goals which you believe are attainable during your first term in office* How should cities balance the rights of property owners and community members? Frame your answer in relation to the issue of short term rentals in residential communities* Briefly describe what you see as the roll city governments should play in promoting economic growth* Under what cirtcumstances would you vote for an increase in fees or taxes and under what circumstances would you cut a fee or tax?* How do you view the role of special interest groups (e.g. public employee unions) and yours an an elected official? Discuss* Discuss your views on the positive or negative impacts special interest groups (e.g. public employee unions) have had on local municipalities.* Have you ever taken money from public employee unions?*YesNoWhat is your party registration and how long have registered with that affiliation?*What else should we know about you or your campaign?