Updated on Friday, Aug. 3
By Alex Groves
The San Juan Capistrano City Council race was heating up this week with a total of 10 people who had pulled nomination papers to run as of Thursday afternoon, Aug. 2.
Seats for District 2, District 3, and District 4 are up for election this year.
Half the people who have pulled papers have pulled them for District 3 and they are Incumbent City Councilwoman Kerry Ferguson, Incumbent City Councilman Derek Reeve, resident Cody Martin, resident Robert Hagstrom and resident Joyce Raya Anderson.
Residents Troy Bourne and Bryan Samuelson pulled papers for District 2 and residents John Taylor and Anthony Miller pulled papers for District 4.
Potential candidates for City Council were first able to obtain nomination papers on Monday, July 16. A person must obtain between 20 and 30 signatures from residents in the district they live before filing. The filing deadline is Aug. 10.
The Capistrano Dispatch will periodically update this article with the list of residents who pull nomination papers. More information can be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 949.493.1171.