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City of SanteeCandidate for Mayor

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Rob McNelis

City Councilman/Businessman
10,889 votes (46.13%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Keeping taxes low and spending within the city's means
  • Repairing the roads in our neighborhoods
  • Keeping local government out of your home and out of your wallet



Profession:City Councilman / Businessman
Sales Manager, Movement Mortgage (2014–current)
Santee City Councilman, City of Santee — Elected position (2010–current)


Rob McNelis has been a Santee resident since 1994. He is married to his high school sweetheart and has raised two children in Santee who are currently in Santee schools. Rob has been very involved in Santee since 1998. He’s been Chamber President, Assembly District Business of the Year, Collaborator of the year for the Santee School District and was also named Santee Citizen of the year. Since election to council he established the first full time dog parks, kept Santee a business friendly environment, is responsibly addressing transient issues and stays personally accessible to citizens and business owners alike. He is dedicated to working within the city’s annual budget to meet the needs of the community without new taxes. This can and will be done by spending responsibly on the items local government is supposed to provide like fixing potholes, streetlights and providing public safety rather than “pet projects” that only serve special interest. Rob’s top priorities are mitigating traffic congestion, keeping Santee sales tax low, repairing our roads, keeping our parks and community safe and most importantly keeping local government out of your home and out of your wallet. Please vote Rob McNelis for Mayor! Always “Santee Proud”!

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (5)

  • The Republican Party of San Diego County
  • San Diego Gun Owners PAC
  • California Republican Assembly
  • Grow Elect
  • Santee Mobilehome Owners Action Committee

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I am a fiscal consevative that beleivs that local government should stay out of our homes and out of our wallets!

Videos (1)

A little insight to Rob McNelis — October 3, 2016 East County Style

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