actor Anson Williams Hoping that voters in Ojai, Calif., will ask him to “sit on it.” The mayor’s chair, ie.
Williams, best known for her role as “Potsie Webber” on the classic TV sitcom happy Dayshas announced that he is running for mayor in his hometown of Ojai.
Ojai is located about 80 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County. It has a population of less than 8,000 and is known for its boutique hotels, art galleries, and farmers’ market for local organic agriculture. Chain stores are prohibited by city ordinance.
Williams announced her run during the Ojai City Council meeting on June 28 Ojai Valley News, Williams, speaking during the public comment portion of the meeting, said the city needed “leadership that inspires a collaborative team.”
The candidate is 72 years old and will face current Ojai Mayor Betsy Stix, who is seeking re-election. Williams can formally launch her campaign by filing the paperwork by July 18. There is no indication of his affiliation with the political party.
Henry Winkler, who played “The Fonz” with Williams on the show, retweeted the announcement and offered his support. “You have my vote.”