Frank Ury Endorses Lisa Bartlett for Supervisor

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 @ 8:57PM


July 15, 2014

Contact: Jeff Corless (714) 676-8878

or Megan Dutra (714) 676-8028


Mission Viejo City Councilman Frank Ury Endorses Lisa Bartlett for Orange County Supervisor

Former Candidate for 5th District Supervisor Joins

Team Bartlett as Campaign Co-Chair


DANA POINT, CA-Today, Mayor Lisa Bartlett announced the official endorsement of Mission Viejo City Councilman and former candidate for Orange County Supervisor, 5th District, Frank Ury, who joins the campaign as a Co-Chairman.

“I have carefully examined the backgrounds, experiences, and records of the remaining candidates in the race for Orange County’s 5th District Supervisor.  Mayor Lisa Bartlett is the only candidate qualified to responsibly lead our region on major projects and represent our interests on long-term policy decisions that are critical to our future.  Her deep understanding of South Orange County’s priorities enables her to develop meaningful solutions for relieving traffic congestion, keeping our communities safe in the wake of the Governor’s Early Release program, making sound strategic decisions on the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization project, ensuring the county government delivers regional services efficiently, and so much more.  We need Lisa Bartlett’s leadership on the Board of Supervisors because she has proven she’ll keep moving our region in the right direction while preserving our quality of life every step of the way.  I urge all of my supporters to rally behind her candidacy for Orange County Supervisor, 5th District,” said Councilman Frank Ury.


“I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of Councilman & OCTA Director Frank Ury who has agreed to Co-Chair our campaign for Supervisor.  I look forward to working with him as we share our vision for South Orange County and continue the good work that has been accomplished by our current leaders like Supervisor Bates,” replied Mayor Lisa Bartlett.

“As the Run Off Election for 5th District Supervisor rapidly progresses, whether its local elected officials or small business owners, Lisa Bartlett continues to consolidate support for her candidacy across the board.  Its becoming clearer every day she is the frontrunner in this race,” said campaign strategist Jeff Corless.

Councilman Frank Ury was first elected to the Mission Viejo City Council in 2004 and has proudly served the community since then. After receiving his MS from USC in Electrical Engineering and MBA from UC Irvine, Ury worked in the high tech industry. In 2009 and 2012, Councilman Ury served as Mayor of Mission Viejo and is a former director of the Toll Roads. Ury currently serves as a Director on the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and is President of the Association of California Cities-Orange County. Councilman Ury was recently a top contender during the Primary Election for Orange County Supervisor, 5th District.

Dana Point Mayor Lisa Bartlett, a two-term City Councilwoman, successfully advanced to the November Run Off Election receiving over 28% of the vote in the June Primary Election for Orange County Supervisor of the 5th District, currently held by termed-out Supervisor Patricia Bates. Mayor Bartlett was born and raised in Southern California and has been a resident of Dana Point for over 20 years. She has been an active voice and participant in the city’s evolution into one of the most internationally desirable destination resort communities along California’s coast. Her policy initiatives have led to job creation and economic growth in the South Orange County region.

The Fifth District encompasses the South County Cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, the community of Shady Canyon in the City of Irvine, as well as the unincorporated communities of Coto de Caza, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, and Wagon Wheel.


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