Dave Harrington (American Politician)
|Mayor of Aliso Viejo, California|
|Assumed office |
January 1, 2017
|Preceded by||Mike Munzing|
|Mayor Pro Tem of Aliso Viejo, California|
January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016
|Preceded by||Mike Munzing|
|Succeeded by||Phillip B. Tsunoda|
|Residence||Aliso Viejo, California|
|Awards||Orange County Sheriff's Medal of Merit (2012)|
|Website||Aliso Viejo Mayor Site|
Sheriff-Coroner of Orange County, California
Primary election: June 5, 2018
|Opponent(s)||Don Barnes and Duke Nguyen|
|Website||Official Campaign Site|
|Department||Orange County Sheriff's Department|
|Service years||1985 – 2014|
Dave Harrington is an American Republican government official, currently serving as Mayor of Aliso Viejo, California. Harrington served as an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy for 28 years, retiring with the rank of Sergeant. He is currently running to replace Sandra Hutchens as Orange County Sheriff..
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Harrington was raised in the Orange County communities of Garden Grove and Buena Park.
Sheriff Career[edit | edit source]
He served in the Orange County Sheriff’s Department for nearly three decades and was awarded the Medal of Merit in 2012 for his work to improve technology for patrol deputies.
Political Career[edit | edit source]
Early career[edit | edit source]
Harrington was first elected to the Aliso Viejo City Council in 2014, defeating the city’s founding Mayor and current sitting Mayor. He was selected to serve as Mayor Pro Tem in 2016, and as Mayor in 2017 and 2018. As Mayor, he worked to improve safety in public schools, promote local government transparency, and support veterans throughout Orange County
Orange County Sheriff Campaign[edit | edit source]
Mayor Harrington has announced his candidacy to succeed Sandra Hutchens as Sheriff of Orange County. He is running on a platform of public safety, criminal justice, and reform at the Sheriff’s Department
External Links[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Hamilton, Richard Winton, Matt. "Under fire, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens says she won't seek reelection". latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
- "David Harrington-Not the Usual Challenger". Aliso Viejo, CA Patch. 2014-09-08. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
- The City’s Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are selected at the first meeting of each December to serve a one-year term beginning in January of the next year.
- "Meet Aliso Viejo's newest mayor, Dave Harrington". Orange County Register. 2016-12-15. Retrieved 2018-02-16.
- "As city matures, Aliso Viejo celebrates its accomplishments". Orange County Register. 2017-11-06. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
- "Aliso Viejo mayor launches bid for O.C. sheriff". Orange County Register. 2017-07-11. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
- Moxley, R. Scott (7 February 2018). "Candidate Dave Harrington Wants Honest Orange County Sheriff Leadership". www.ocweekly.com. Retrieved 2018-02-15.
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