Lorri Galloway

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Lorri Galloway graduated from California State University, Fullerton [4]. She is the co-founder and current Executive Director of the non-profit organization Eli Home, which she established in 1983, and works to provide pro bono services for at-risk families and youth in Anaheim [5]. Galloway formerly served as a councilmember of the City of Anaheim from 2004 until 2012 and acted as Mayor Pro Tempore for the city in 2012 [1, 3]. While a council member for the City of Anaheim, Galloway served as Director of Orange County Transportation Authority from 2010 to 2012, and as Director of Orange County Transportation Corridor Agencies from 2006 to 2010 [1].

Key Issues

Public Safety

Galloway wants to prioritize “safe communities through maximum staffing levels for police and fire departments.” She also advocates for increased dialogue between law enforcement and residents of Anaheim [2].

Homelessness

Galloway supports “pro-active programs” in mitigating levels of homelessness in Anaheim, such as drug abuse counseling, publicly funded resources for those suffering from mental illness, and increased access to intensive outpatient care [1, 2].

Housing

Galloway advocates for the creation of first-time buyer incentives and tax credits for all types of affordable housing [1].

Economy

Galloway wants to provide incentives for local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in the form of tax-free holidays and “free programs to help with start-up and marketing.” Galloway also supports the growth of resort area businesses in Anaheim [1].

Other

Galloway has stated she “will research, analyze, and negotiate the Angel Stadium development agreement with the Angels and/or other interested parties with full transparency” [2].

Endorsements

None

Sources

1 Official Website

2 City Website

3 Ballotpedia

4 LinkedIn

5 Eli Home Official Website