Gloria Sahagún Ma’ae

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Gloria Sahagún Ma’ae has represented District 2 on the Anaheim City Council since being appointed in 2021. She previously worked as an International Customer Support agent for UPS for 34 years [2]. Since 2000 she has volunteered with various organizations including the North Anaheim Neighborhood Council, Anaheim Leadership Academy, the Anaheim Community Services Board, Anaheim Charter Review Board, and Disney’s main political money vehicle in Anaheim: Support Our Anaheim Resort (S.O.A.R.) [2, 4]. 

Ma’ae has lived in Anaheim for 42 years [5].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Ma’ae wants to promote engagement between local residents and police officers [1, 4].



Ma’ae wants to work with residents and local groups to increase government accountability and transparency [1, 4].


Ma’ae wants to lower costs of living and supports integrating affordable housing units into larger developments and prioritizing new housing near transportation centers [1, 6].


Ma’ae wants to prioritize city investment in revitalizing residential neighborhoods and retail businesses [1, 4]. 


Campaign Finance

Ma’ae supports limiting individual campaign contributions and implementing a spending cap for candidates to have a campaign statement on the ballot [6].


Ma’ae opposes any tax increases and wants to support small businesses [6]. 



Trevor O’Neil, Mayor Pro Tem; Jose Diaz, Anaheim Councilman; Steve Faessel, Anaheim City Councliman; Curt Pringle, Former Anaheim Mayor; Shirley McCracken, Former Anaheim Councilmember; Lucille Kring, Former Anaheim Councilmember; Kris Murray, Former Anaheim Councilmember; Anaheim Police Asssociation; Anaheim Taxpayers Association; Anaheim Municipal Employees Association; Orange County Labor Federation; AFSCME District Council 36; LA/Orange County Building and Construction Trades; Orange County Business Council PAC; Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs; Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs; Anaheim Professional Firefighters Local 2899


1 Official Candidate Statement
2 LinkedIn
3 Ballotpedia
4 City Website
5 Campaign Website
6 Orange County Register