This page provides information and links for further information on the candidates running for office in the March 7th, 2017 Glendora City Council Election. The election will have two city council positions available on the ballot.
Michael Allawos – Occupation: Chief Executive Officer
Candidate Statement: “I am asked on a regular basis what I mean by “Hometown Values”. They go something like this: Opening our homes to our neighbors, sharing our thoughts, ideas and dreams with each other. Looking out for each other in good times and bad; saying hello to each other on the streets and sidewalks. Protecting our way of life is paramount, which requires controlling our growth in a responsible and balanced manner that fits our lifestyle and community. Hometown Values are important to me and my family. We moved here to Glendora because of the values that Glendora projected. Cynthia and I raised our two children here because Glendora fit our moral values and had the atmosphere of a friendly small town.
I started another business here as an investment into our way of life, sharing our hometown with the many visitors that we host from around the world on a regular basis. Please come and join me in my campaign to ensure that we have a local government that listens to our needs, wishes and dreams without sacrificing our future and values. We are a unique City; let’s keep it that way with our “Hometown Values”.”
For more information on Michael Allawos, please visit his campaign website at allawosforcitycouncil.com or his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Michael-Allawos-for-Glendora-City-Council
Karen Davis (Incumbent) – Occupation: Pastor
Candidate Statement: “My family and I have been involved in our community for more than 24 years. The past 12 years I have had the pleasure of being elected to our City Council, and for three years, serving as your Mayor. When I first sought election to the Glendora City Council, I did so because I believed it was a natural extension of my service to the community. I believe the same today – my vocation is one of service to others, and I want to continue to use my talents and abilities to serve the Glendora community with my leadership and experience. I have been involved with many of our youth activities, seniors, health and social services, and law enforcement. I will continue to support improving public safety resources to ensure our quality of life. During my terms on the Council, we have seen the renovation of Pompei Park, construction of the Mauna Loa dog park, redevelopment of Route 66, our downtown Village, and the creation of the Diamond Ridge center, all adding to our retail, dining and entertainment possibilities. I will continue to support housing options allowing young families to realize the American dream of home ownership. With the support of the council, we have aggressively sought to protect our foothills by working to acquire nearly 400 acres of hillside property and donating it back to the Glendora Conservancy as permanent open space that will never be developed. I’m respectfully asking for your vote on March 7, 2017, so I can continue helping keep Glendora the great community we all live, work and play in.”
Erica Landmann – Occupation: Educator
Candidate Statement: “Keep our standards high and our buildings low. 100% against ALL hillside development. We need to PRESERVE what we have left! Development needs to fit with the surrounding neighborhoods. No more GIANT buildings and traffic snarls. Repurposeexisting buildings & preserve Glendora’s Small Town Charm. Supporter of small business and Historic Route 66.”
For More information on Erica Landmann, please visit her campaign Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EricaLandmannwordonthestreet
Gene Murabito (Incumbent) Occupation: Business Owner/Councilmember
Kamal Stephan – Occupation: Community Volunteer
Candidate Statement: Candidate has not provided the City of Glendora or GCN with any info and does not have a campaign website for further information.