FULLERTON, CA – Fullerton City Councilman Shawn Nelson today announced that Republican State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore has endorsed his candidacy for County Supervisor in the 4th District.
“Shawn Nelson has consistently voted to limit the size and scope of local government. Now more than ever, we need him on the Orange County Board of Supervisors,” said DeVore.
Councilman Shawn Nelson is running in the 4th Supervisorial District, where incumbent Chris Norby is termed-out in 2010. The district includes Fullerton, Buena Park, La Habra, Placentia and part of Anaheim.
“Assemblyman DeVore is a taxpayer watchdog in Sacramento and I am thrilled to have his support,” said Nelson, who is also supported by United States Representative Ed Royce and Senator Mimi Walters.
Councilman Shawn Nelson was elected to the Fullerton City Council in November 2002 to fill the remaining two years of an unexpired term, and was reelected to a four-year term in November 2004. He served as Mayor in 2004-05 and 2006-07, and as Mayor Pro Tem in 2003-04. Active in the community, Council Member Nelson is a member of the Fullerton Elks Lodge, the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce, and the Orange County Bar Association. He is actively involved as a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, is a sponsor and “Soccer Dad” for the Fullerton Rangers youth soccer club, and is head coach and a parent sponsor for Fullerton Pop Warner Football’s Mighty Might Team. Nelson was named the “Local Elected Official for 2009″ by the Orange County Republican Party.