Natalie Rubalcava

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Natalie Rubalcava received her B.A. in Political Science and Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton and her J.D. from the College of Law at the University of La Verne. She is a former market research analyst, and has worked in this capacity for news publications La Opinión and the Orange County Register [3]. Rubalcava currently works as: Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) for the Orange County Business Council, Commissioner for the City of Anaheim, and board member of the Orange County Fair [1, 3]. She also currently volunteers on the Concordia University Irvine Hispanic Advisory Committee, non-profit organization Chrysalis’ Orange County Advisory Council, the City of Anaheim’s Housing Element Update Committee, and as a Girl Scout troop leader [2, 3]. Rubalcava resides in Colony, Anaheim with her husband and two children [2].

Key Issues


Rubalcava supports city-led efforts to build more affordable housing, and to provide more robust mental health resources [1, 2].

Public Safety

Rubalcava advocates for the funding and training of first responders [1, 2].


Rubalcava wants to create good-paying jobs by collaborating with existing businesses, and by supporting new ones [1, 2].


Rubalcava aims to secure funding to maintain public infrastructure such as streets, sidewalks, and parks [1, 2].


Rubalcava supports public investment in environmental sustainability, in order to ensure clean air and water [2].


Anaheim Firefighters Association; Anaheim Police Association; Anaheim Neighborhood Association; Building Industry Association of Southern California; IBEW Local 47; International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers; International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 12; Ironworkers Local 433; LA/OC Building and Construction Trades; LA/OC Building & Construction Trades Council; Latinas Lead PAC; LiUNA / Laborers Local 652; Orange County Auto Dealers Association; Orange County Business Council; Painters District Council 16; Plasterers Local 200; Saving Our Anaheim Resorts (S.O.A.R.) PAC; Southern California Veterinary Association; United Association of Refrigeration, Steamfitters & Welders Local 250; United Association of Sprinkler Fitters Local 709; USW Local 675 LCLAA LA Chapter; Women in Leadership; Lou Correa, United States Congressmember (CA:46); Tom Daly, California Assemblymember (AD:69); Sharon Quirk-Silva, California Assemblymember (AD:65); Cottie Petrie Norris, California Assemblymember (AD:74); Kris Murray, Former Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem; Letitia Clark, Tustin Mayor; Ariana Barrios, Orange Councilmember; Andrea Marr, Costa Mesa Councilmember; Kim Nguyen, Garden Grove Councilmember; Katrina Foley, Orange County Supervisor; Michele Martinez, Fmr. Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem; Valerie Amezcua, Santa Ana Union High School Board Member; D.R. Heywood, Fmr. Anaheim Union High School Board Member; Bill Taromina, C.E.O., Clean City; Dr. Monica Valencia, Anaheim Elementary Administrator; Meghan Shigo, Realtor; Jesse Ben-Ron, Anaheim YMCA Board Member; Mark Loranger, President and C.E.O., Chrysalis; Lisa Dulyea, Director of Philanthropy, Chrysalis Orange County; Maricela Rios, Domestic Violence Advocate; Linda Newby, Vice Chair, Anaheim Public Library Board; Dara Maleki; Paul Bostwick, Fmr. Planning Commissioner


1 City Website
2 Official Website
3 LinkedIn
4 News Article
5 Ballotpedia