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The districts are now even as Dana Point City Council 2018 election is underway. Mayor pro-tem Joe Muller and Mayor Richard A. Viczorek have pulled their nomination papers.

So far, the residents who have pulled papers are Joseph Jager and Mayor pro-tem Joe Muller for District 1, Mark McGinn  and Mayor Richard A. Viczorek for District 2 as well as  Jamey Federico and Charles Payne for District 3. Candidates must pull nomination papers and circulate them to obtain enough signatures before officially filing. More candidates are likely to pull papers as the weeks go on.

The deadline to pull nomination papers is Aug. 10, the same deadline to file a ballot initiative with the city. The Dana Point Times will update the list of candidates who pull nomination papers online at under the headline “City Council Candidates Running” as of the latest date available. More information can be obtained by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 949. 248.3501 —Staff

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