Christine Kehoe Endorses Nathan Fletcher For 4th District Supervisor



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Contact: Dan Rottenstreich

August 27, 2017(619) 213-9839 mobile


Christine Kehoe Endorses Nathan Fletcher For

4th District Supervisor


SAN DIEGO –Senator Christine Kehoe, one of San Diego most highly respected former legislators and a staunch advocate for LGBT equality and environmental justice, today endorsed Nathan Fletcher for County Supervisor.


Christine Kehoe said:  “I served with Nathan Fletcher in the legislature.  I have worked with him, watched him grow and strongly believe he will make a great County Supervisor.  We need to elect a Democrat who will move San Diego forward and Nathan Fletcher will do that.”


Kehoe’s endorsement adds to fast-growing broad-based support behind Fletcher’s campaign for Supervisor.  In recent weeks Fletcher has been endorsed by top progressive and LGBT leaders including City Hall Watchdog Donna Frye, Councilman Chris Ward, School Boardmember Kevin Beiser, Carlsbad Councilwoman Cori Schumacher and more.


Nathan Fletcher said: “It is an honor to earn the support of Christine Kehoe, a true progressive champion whose leadership has made an immeasurable positive impact on San Diego.  I’m running for Supervisor to deliver real results that make a difference in working people’s lives.  I’ll take on the status quo in County Government and work to improve economic security for the least among us, strengthen vital services in underserved communities and ensure clean air and water for all.”


Fletcher kicked off his campaign for County Supervisor in July  and in that short time has amassed deep, broad-based support from Democratic leaders, progressive activists and leading labor unions, including:

·      San Diego Democrats for Equality

·      SEIU Local 221

·      CWA Local 9509

·      Carpenters Local 547/1506

·      Congressman Juan Vargas

·      Congressman Scott Peters

·      State Senator Ben Hueso

·      Marty Block, State Senator, retired

·      Howard Wayne, Assemblymember, retired

·      Donna Frye, San Diego Councilwoman, retired

·      Chris Ward, San Diego City Councilman

·      Marti Emerald, San Diego Councilwoman, retired

·      Kevin Beiser, San Diego Unified School Boardmember

·      Rafael Castellanos, San Diego Port Commissioner

·      Serge Dedina, Mayor of Imperial Beach

·      Mark West, Imperial Beach Councilman

·      Cori Schumacher, Carlsbad City Councilwoman

·      Steve Padilla, Chula Vista City Councilman

·      Jess Durfee, Francine Busby, Past Democratic Party Chairs

·      Jennifer Campbell, President, Clairemont Democratic Club

·      Fayaz Nawabi, President, Muslim Democratic Club of San Diego

·      Jonathan Wubbolding, President, Pt Loma Democratic Club

·      David Warmoth,  Past President, San Diego Democrats for Equality

·      Craig Roberts, California Democratic Party Regional Director


To learn more about Nathan Fletcher's campaign for County Supervisor, visit: Follow Nathan Fletcher on Facebook and Twitter.


Nathan Fletcher is a Marine Corps combat veteran, former California State Assemblymember and a Professor of Practice at UCSD. In the State Assembly, Fletcher passed more than 30 laws to expand healthcare coverage, protect homeowners during the foreclosure crisis and strengthen penalties for violent crimes against children.  Since leaving the Assembly, Fletcher founded a veterans’ advocacy foundation to help eliminate the stigma surrounding Post-Traumatic Stress and joined the teaching faculty at UCSD.  Fletcher lives in City Heights with his wife, Lorena, and their four children.


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