San Diego Election 2020: Endorsements for Citywide Races

Created: 11 September, 2020
Updated: 14 August, 2022
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San Diego Councilmember Barbara Bry faces state Assemblymember Todd Gloria in the November election for San Diego mayor.  Here’s a list of key endorsements in the race. 

Barbara Bry’s endorsements include:

  • Father Joe Carroll
  • Save San Diego Neighborhoods
  • Torrey Pines, Black Mountain, La Jolla and Uptown Democratic Clubs
  • Mike Levin, congressman 
  • Dianne Jacob, county supervisor 
  • Richard Bailey, mayor of Coronado 
  • Donna Frye, former San Diego city councilmember
  • Geneviéve Jones-Wright, criminal justice reform advocate

See a full list of endorsements at barbarabry.com

Todd Gloria’s endorsements include:

  • Democratic Party of San Diego County
  • Gavin Newsom, governor
  • Jerry Brown, former governor
  • Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential candidate and U.S. senator
  • Lorena Gonzalez, assemblymember 
  • San Diego Police Officers Association
  • Municipal Employees Association
  • San Diego Firefighters Association

See a full list of endorsements at toddgloria.com

Watch a Town Hall with Councilmember Bry and Assemblymember Gloria here.


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City Attorney

Incumbent City Attorney Mara Elliot will face attorney and taxpayer advocate Cory Briggs. 

Cory Briggs’s endorsements include:

  • MLK Democratic Club
  • Save San Diego Neighborhoods, nonprofit fighting against illegal short-term vacation rentals
  • Geneviéve Jones-Wright, criminal justice reform advocate
  • Paul Pfingst, former district attorney

See a full list of endorsements at corybriggs.com.

Mara Elliot’s endorsements include:

  • San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention 
  • Democratic Party of San Diego County 
  • San Diego Police Officers Association 
  • Nathan Fletcher, supervisor 

See a full list of endorsements at maraelliott.com.

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