I am running for City Council today because for too long the answers from City Hall have been too small.

Homelessness. Crime. Overdevelopment. Issues like these threaten to forever change Huntington Beach. And they’re happening because the City hasn’t been getting the job done.

Huntington Beach is better than this. What we need are leaders who will actually find answers for Surf City.

If you agree, I hope you’ll join me.

 – Tony

About Tony

Currently the Vice-Chair of the Huntington Beach Finance Commission, Tony Strickland is a former State Assemblyman and State Senator.

During his three terms in the State Assembly, Tony served as Chairman of the Health Committee and Governmental Organization Committee, serving also on the Insurance, Banking and Finance Committees. While in the State Senate, Strickland served as Vice Chair of the Senate Committees on Health and Environmental Quality, and a Leader on the Senate Energy & Utilities and Communications Committee.

Strickland received a lifetime A-rating from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and was named Legislator of the Year from the Humane Society California.

After leaving the Legislature, Strickland served as a visiting scholar at the USC Jesse M. Unruh School of Public Policy as the Director of the Legislator-in-Residence program at University Southern California.

Still active in politics, Senator Tony Strickland operates his own political and business consulting firm, Tony Strickland Consulting, based in Huntington Beach.

Most recently, Strickland served a leading role in the Gavin Newsom Recall and was a Senior Advisor and Co-Chairman of Larry Elder for Governor in 2021.

Tony is married to Carla Strickland, a 30 year resident of HB. He has two children Ruby and “Tiny” Tony, and also two step children Graeme and Jameson.

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Michelle Steel,

Jim Silva,
Former Huntington Beach Mayor, County Supervisor, and State Assemblyman

Tom Mays,
Former Huntington Beach Mayor and State Assemblyman

John Erskine,
Former Huntington Beach Mayor

Erik Peterson,
Huntington Beach Councilmember

Mike Posey,
Huntington Beach Councilmember

Andrew Do,
Orange County Supervisor

Don Wagner,
Orange County Supervisor

Lisa Bartlett,
Orange County Supervisor

Larry Elder,
Talk Show Host

Robert O’Brien,
Former National Security Advisor

Kevin McCarthy,
House Majority Leader

Ken Calvert,

Mimi Walters,
Former Congresswoman

Tara Campbell,
Yorba Linda City Councilwoman

Kathy Tavoularis,
City of Orange Councilwoman

Scott Voight,
Lake Forest City Councilman

Will O’Neill,
Newport Beach City Councilman

Diane Dixon,
Newport Beach City Councilwoman

Curt Pringle,
Former Anaheim Mayor and Speaker of California State Assembly

Jim Brulte,
Former GOP Assembly and Senate Leader, California Republican Party Chairman

Shawn Steel,
RNC National Committeeman and former California Republican Party Chairman


Reducing Homelessness

We need to finally fill the Navigation Center to its intended limits, find regional solutions for any further needed capacity, and allow HBPD to take back our parks, streets, and beaches.

Prioritizing Public Safety

Our Police and Fire Departments must always be fully funded, giving them all the tools they need to reduce response times and protect every Huntington Beach neighborhood.

Stopping Overdevelopment

To prevent LA-style mega apartment complexes from popping up all up and down Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach needs to set strict limits on the size of new high-density construction projects.

Maintaining Coastal Protection

Huntington Beach must always have all the coastal protection equipment it needs to respond to environmental disasters like last years’ oil spill.

Protecting Huntington Beach Taxpayers

Congresswoman Michelle Steel and five former Huntington Beach Mayors support my campaign because they have already seen the kind of fiscally conservative leadership I’ve provided on the Finance Commission, standing up for Huntington Beach taxpayers.

Pulling Away from OCPA

Taxpayers were told that joining the OC Power Authority would bring choice. Instead it is bringing higher energy rates at a time of record inflation. HB should get out of OCPA.

Paid for by Tony Strickland for Huntington Beach City Council 2022 | FPPC #1441848

Paid for by Tony Strickland for Huntington Beach City Council 2022   |   FPPC #1441848