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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of Santa Fe SpringsCandidate for City Council

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Ralph Aranda

Retired Administrator
1,254 votes (10.52%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure the Quality of Life for residents
  • Fiscal responsibility - a balanced budget with minimal impact to residents
  • Strong Public Safety programs to protect the community and schools



Profession:Retired Admistrator
Retired Administrator, City of Pico Rivera (2012–current)
Realtor, 24 Hour Real Estate (2013–current)
High School and College Football Official, Independant Contractor (1998–current)
High School Basketball and Softball Official, Independant Contractor (2012–current)
Member, Parks and Recreation Committee — Appointed position (2015–current)
Chairperson, Planning Commission — Appointed position (2016–current)


University of Southern California Bachelor of Science, Public Administration (1981)

Community Activities

Community Volunteer Annual Christmas Float, City of Santa Fe Springs (2008–current)


Graduate of St. Paul High School and the University of Southern California (USC)

32 year resident, married and raised two daughters

35 years public service experience. Retired as Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Pico Rivera

Chairperson on Santa Fe Springs Planning Commission and Appointed member of the  Parks and Recreation Committee

Community Volunteer on annual Christmas Float

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

As a City Councilmember the government process must include citizen involvement. There must always be an easy path for our citizens to participate in the analysis and decision making when creating policy.

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