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Donna Frye Endorses Nathan Fletcher for Supervisor
Progressive support for Fletcher continues to grow
SAN DIEGO - Nathan Fletcher’s campaign for County Supervisor announced today the endorsement of former City Councilmember Donna Frye, highlighting the growing support for Fletcher among San Diego’s top progressive leaders.
Donna Frye said, “I am endorsing Nathan Fletcher because he will help improve our quality of life by protecting and enhancing our environment, investing in San Diego families and listening and responding to the needs of our communities. He supports the rights of the public to know what its elected officials are doing and why. I have worked with Nathan and believe he has the right experience to make our county government more accountable to the public it serves.”
Donna Frye is an outspoken environmental and open government advocate who served on the San Diego City Council from 2001-2010. Frye is one of the most popular and well known progressive leaders in San Diego and her support is considered to be among the most significant and influential endorsements for Democratic candidates. Frye’s endorsement adds to a growing list of high-profile endorsements for Fletcher from progressive leaders including Mike Thaller, former Chair of the Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party, City Councilmember Chris Ward, Democratic Leaders Jess Durfee and Francine Busby, and the County workers’ union, SEIU Local 221.
On Donna Frye’s endorsement, Nathan Fletcher said, “I’m honored and proud to have the support of Donna Frye, a progressive champion who has dedicated her life to open government and making San Diego cleaner and safer for all of us. As County Supervisor, I’ll take on the status quo at the County Board of Supervisors to make protecting the environment a top priority, and getting County Government focused on fighting climate change.”
Fletcher announced his campaign for Supervisor last week in a video announcement to supporters.The video can be viewed here. If elected, Fletcher would be the only Democrat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
To learn more about Nathan Fletcher’s campaign, visit: www.NathanFletcher.com.
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.