Candidate Comparison

The chart below is based on the published positions of the candidates for San Diego County Supervisor District Four on each candidate’s website as of April 24, 2018. When a candidate has produced more than a position statement (e.g. plans, fact sheets, etc.) the links are provided. As a candidate, I welcome the open and full comparison of our positions on the issues, our relevant experience for the County Supervisor role, and our track record of leadership in the San Diego community. NOTE: Some candidates cover topic areas not listed, we have provided links to their issue pages for your convenience.
 Omar Passons Bonnie DumanisNathan FletcherLori Saldana
HousingComprehensive Housing4All affordability plan
Balance of market and subsidized approach
No published planNo plan for market rate homes;
Support for affordable subsidy in homeless plan
No published position or plan
HomelessnessResearch-driven, compassionate Hope4Homeless plan
Includes better coordination, youth homeless framework, resources to increase homeless housing
No published planPlan addressing certain issues published (link)No published plan
Youth SupportDetailed StrongStarts4All youth support plan
Calls for affordable, quality child care, youth mental health support, youth transit subsidy, paid internships
No published position or planPosition statement on website (link)

No published plan
No published position or plan
EnvironmentSupport for 100% clean energy, Community Choice Energy, greater canyon protection/restorationPosition statement on website (link)Position statement on website (link)No published position
Senior CitizensCalls for easing construction of senior homes, aid to retrofit existing homes, intergenerational communitiesNo published positionPosition statement on website (link)No published position
Economic OpportunityDetailed Opportunity4All economic inclusion plan
Includes better contracting opportunities and technical support for entrepreneurs/small business
No published positionPosition statement on website (link)No published position
CannabisSupport overturn of County ban and safe, regulated access to medical and adult-use CannabisNo published positionNo published positionNo published position
Arts & CulturePublished support for arts investment in Balboa Park and other regional arts resourcesNo published positionNo published positionNo published position
ImmigrationCalls for greater support in resettlement and culturally competent resourcesNo published positionPlan to provide regional support for refugees (link)No published position
TourismSupport convention center expansion, role of San Diego craft beer, and arts/culture tourism in growing sectorNo published positionNo published positionNo published position
Defense/VeteransStrengthen Office of Military and Veterans Affairs that exists within County of San DiegoPosition statement on website (link)Position statement on website (link)No published position
TransportationCalls for full bus electrification, implementation of bike and pedestrian friendly planning, push for incorporating new technologies such as shared self-driving bus pilot programNo published position Position statement on website (link)No published position

*A fifth candidate, Ken Malbrough, has published positions on two issues that can be found here.

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