Two Oceanside City Council seats, both held by freshman politicians who survived recall attempts in their first few months in office, will be on the ballot in 2022.
One is the District 2 seat held by first-term Councilmember Christopher Rodriguez. Opponents of the outspoken conservative served him with a recall notice in late 2019, but the onset of pandemic restrictions hampered signature collections and they suspended the effort in 2020.
Rodriguez announced earlier this year that he intends to run for the 49th congressional district seat held by Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano.
“While serving on the Oceanside City Council, I’ve seen first-hand the destruction that left-wing Democrat policies have brought to California and how badly our country needs a return to conservative leadership,” Rodriguez said by email Wednesday.
“While our quality of life continues to get worse,…