Read why Hector Marin is running for city council
What local issues in your district affect you that make you want to run for office?
“The main thing that really motivated me to run for office is the issue of community engagement and neighborhood involvement,” Marin said. He said he wants to hold local town halls and “involve our neighbors within the local political process.”
Marin’s campaign was also spurred by a desire to develop more affordable housing, he said. He described many planned developments Downtown as “luxury-based buildings.”
What is your dream for your district?
“My dream for the City of Santa Cruz is just to get everybody involved within the local political process – ensuring that the people are fairly represented as well, and ensuring that we also have community events where we all celebrate our diversity,” he said.
Fun fact about Marin
“Every single morning I get up right at the crack of dawn and I run to catch the beautiful sunrise” over Walton Lighthouse at Seabright State Beach, Marin said.
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