Council Candidates Finalized for November

Carson CAT

SEP. 12, 2018

On Nov. 6 the City of Carson is holding its General Municipal Election for electing two city council members, with incumbents Lula Davis-Holmes and Elito Santarina running for re-election in a field of nine candidates.

On Nov. 6 the City of Carson is holding its General Municipal Election for electing two city council members, with incumbents Lula Davis-Holmes and Elito Santarina running for re-election in a field of nine candidates.


The City was also scheduled to hold elections for both City Clerk and City Treasurer, but no one filed or qualified to run against incumbents Donesia Gause-Aldana or Monica Cooper, positioning both for additional four-year terms.


Here are the council candidates:

Osmond �Oz� Buendia, a business owner

Lula Davis-Holmes, an incumbent councilmember first elected in 2007

Jim Dear, an educator and notary public, who previously served as Mayor and City Clerk from 2001-2016

Louie Diaz, a labor representative who previously applied for an appointment to fill an open council seat in 2016

Sharma Henderson, a nonprofit executive and educator

Lori Noflin, co-founder of Carson Connected.

Nafis Muhammad, a disaster service worker

Ramona �Mona� Pimentel, Planning Commission Chair who previously ran in 2016

Elito M. Santarina, an incumbent councilmember first elected in 2003


Candidate statements for all candidates are available on the city website or at:

www.carsoncat.org/election2018



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