Garden Grove Endorsements

Garden Grove City Council District 2

OCCET Action endorses Julie Diep for Garden Grove City Council District 2.

Julie Diep is a business owner and therapist, founding a non-profit organization to improve the lives of people with speech disability or autism.

Diep’s top priorities include:

  • economic recovery that promotes small businesses and full employment
  • streets that are safe to walk
  • public parks


Some of the individuals and organizations that endorsed Julie Diep include:

  • Democratic Party Local Chapter

Garden Grove City Council District 5

OCCET Action endorses Bob Tucker for Garden Grove City Council District 5.

Bob Tucker is a retired queer union representative and local activist. Tucker works at the Garden Grove Unified School District as a union-appointed personnel commissioner, and is involved with the Santa Ana Workforce Development Board’s Youth Council as well as the local Home Owner’s Association.

Tucker’s top priorities include:

  • ensuring that Garden Grove spends its budget in community services instead of allocating 52% towards police
  • expand latinx community outreach
  • address COVID economic issues in the city


Some of the individuals and organizations that endorsed Bob Tucker include:

  • U.S. Representative Lou Correa (CA-46)
  • Kim Nguyen, Garden Grove City Council Distrct 6
  • Orange County Labor Federation

Garden Grove

Garden Grove’s city government has six City Council members and a Mayor. City Council members establish city policy, pass ordinances, and vote on the budget. The Council appoints a City Manager, who oversees the administration of the city.

Garden Grove transitioned from at-large elections to district elections in 2016 in compliance with the Voting Rights Act. The Mayor is elected at-large.

The Mayor and City Council members for Districts 2, 5 and 6 will be elected in 2020.

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