IRVINE, Calif., November 6, 2020 / PRNewswire / – In what appears to be the highest turnout in the city’s history, Tammy Kim beat thirteen other candidates out to first place in the 3rd November 2020 Irvine City Council race. Kim won her seat on the city council with more than 40,000 votes, the highest number of votes of any candidate for the city council or mayor of Irvine in the city’s history. Kim will be the first East Asian American to serve on Irvine City Council.
Tammy Kim Winner of First Place for Irvine City Council
Tammy Kim for Irvine City Council
Kim’s profit margin was more than 5,000 votes ahead of runner-up, another major achievement. The three best candidates will all be sworn in at the first city council meeting in December. Together with the elected mayor Farrah KhanKim will be one of four new members elected to Irvine City Council this year.
“As a Korean immigrant, I felt a strong desire to give back to my family and community throughout my life. My civic engagement in IrvineAs Irvine’s Community Leader and Finance Commissioner, he gave both the inspiration and confidence to run this new challenge at a time when our city wants to drive a strong, sustainable future while battling the economic impact and public health at the same time fully embrace concerns about the ongoing pandemic.
I am really humble with the support I received during this campaign. Voters have made it clear that they want leaders with a global focus and track record of getting things done. As a first-time candidate, I didn’t expect to be the target of an aggressive campaign of misleading and misleading mailers funded by special interests, but I was. It just made me work so much harder and that hard work has paid off. Knowing that Irvine Voters saw through the lies and focused on my message and my service records. This makes this victory all the sweeter. ”
Tammy Kim He currently serves as the finance commissioner for Irvine. In her race for city council, Kim received Congressman recognition Katie Porter, Member of the Assembly Cottie Petrie-Norris, State controller Betty Yee, former Mayor of Irvine Beth Krom and Sukhee Kang and a broad coalition of civil servants, heads of state, and working and interest groups.
Tammy Kim is a 16 year old resident of Irvine and the proud mother of a freshman NYU. She is currently the executive director of the Korean American Center, a division of Korean Community Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides traditionally underserved populations with basic health care, advice, information, resources, and support.
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SOURCE Tammy Kim for Irvine City Council