Don’t know who’ll be there, but here are the candidates (according to the OC Registrar’s Office):
JAN SERRANTINO COX
JOHN S. WILLIAMS
Orange County Public Administrator
Instructor/School Board member
TIMOTHY "TIM" JEMAL
|A German word|
Mr. Jemal seems to have the backing of some heavy hitters in the County (Republicans and Democrats alike) and does not seem to be connected to that rotten old Fuentesphere (although he does have Don Wagner's backing, though I wouldn't hold that against him).
Serrantino-Cox appears to be the spouse of a manager at IVC. She seems to have kept a relatively low profile, though she did visit
Williams, of course, is a known rat bastard who might secure victory owing to “name recognition” caused by his notoriety as a failed, corrupt County administrator.
There's no incumbent candidate--trustee Mike Meldau decided to resign--and so Williams is no shoo-in this time. On the other hand, Moodian and Jemal (the only serious contenders, it seems, beyond Williams) might split the anti-Williams vote, leaving Orlando Boy the winner.
If Williams wins (but again, he's no shoo-in), look for the faculty union to cozy up to him, shamelessly.
Why? You know why.