Just the last few days…
Wednesday, from Kristin Gaspar:
“Assemblyman Rocky Chavez made it official with an endorsement of my campaign for Supervisor.
“I am so honored to have Rocky’s support. His commitment to public service, distinguishing himself in the Marine Corps and then recommitting himself to public service as an elected official is truly commendable, and I look forward to working with him as a member of the Board of Supervisors.”
Mayor Kevin Faulconer Endorses Kristin Gaspar for Supervisor
(Encinitas, Calif.) – San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has announced his endorsement of Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar for County Board of Supervisors.
“Mayor Gaspar has been an outstanding leader for Encinitas and North County,” said Faulconer. “As the first elected mayor, she’s balanced the budget and kept the city’s focus on delivering services effectively while protecting taxpayers. As a small businesswoman, she understands what it takes to create jobs and will work well with the Board to keep the focus on growing our economy and protecting our quality of life.”
“I’m proud to have Mayor Faulconer’s support,” said Gaspar. “He’s shown how people with diverse opinions and backgrounds can work together to find solutions that put our neighborhoods first. His leadership has restored faith in city government and his commitment to reform has helped put the City on sound financial footing while restoring services devastated in the recession and pension crisis. I look forward to working with him as a partner on the Board of Supervisors.”
Mayor Gaspar was first elected to the City Council in 2010 and became the first elected Mayor of Encinitas, in 2014. She and her husband, Paul, are successful small business owners employing nearly 100 people in the region.
San Diego City Councilmembers Endorse Gaspar for Supervisor
(Encinitas, Calif.) – Four members of the San Diego City Council have announced their support for Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar for City Council. Lorie Zapf, Scott Sherman, Mark Kersey, and Chris Cate announced their support for the Third District seat, which is 65% within the City of San Diego.
“Mayor Gaspar is a successful small businesswoman who has been very effective as a member of the Encinitas City Council, and as Mayor,” the four said in a joint statement. “We’ve worked with her on regional concerns and admired her leadership in helping make Encinitas one of the best run cities in the region. We know she will be an important partner to the City of San Diego as a member of the Board of Supervisors.”
“The majority of the Third Supervisorial District is within the City of San Diego and having this show of support is very important to my campaign,” said Gaspar. “As we face important regional challenges like water sustainability, roads and infrastructure, and creating good jobs for local residents, regional partnerships like this one are critical to success. These leaders have been instrumental to putting the City on firm financial footing and I’m looking forward to working with them to take San Diego County – and City – to the next level.”