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Suisun CityCandidate for Mayor

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Lori D. Wilson

Councilmember/Finance Director
4,768 votes (54.7%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Enhance the QUALITY OF LIFE of Suisun City residents by fixing roads, relieving local traffic congestion, and through increased City amenities, a greater variety of businesses and services, and cultivating community connections.
  • Enhance ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT through increasing the competitiveness of Suisun City compared to the surrounding region while attracting appropriately sized businesses and further developing a strong and diverse economic base.
  • Enhance COMMUNITY SAFETY by promoting a responsive public safety system that includes civic partnerships, community involvement and public education while retaining qualified and experienced police officers and firefighters.



Profession:Director of Finance
Councilmember, Suisun City — Elected position (2012–current)
Mayor Pro Tem, Suisun City — Appointed position (2013–current)


California State University, Sacramento Bachelor of Science, Business Administration: Accountancy (2002)


Lori and her husband, Chavares, raised their two children – now young adults – here in Suisun City.

Mayor Pro Tem and City Councilmember for Suisun City

Director of Finance for a National Homebuilder

Former Vice Chair on the Suisun City Parks & Recreation Commission, founding President of the Suisun City Community Services Foundation, founder of Solano Women Ministers Alliance, and founding member of WIP Solano, a non-partisan organization seeking to inspire women visionary leaders in Solano County.

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (5)

  • Suisun City Police Officers Association
  • Solano County Democratic Central Committee
  • Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee
  • Napa Solano Labor Council
  • Napa Solano Building Trades Council

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

As a child, I learned the importance of a strong community. I grew up in a broken home, some tough neighborhoods and was even homeless at times.

Through persistence and the support of my community I overcame these obstacles. Now, I’m determined to pay it forward.

When my husband Chavares and I first came to Suisun City, it was love at first sight. Beautiful, affordable, centrally-located, and safe: we found a city brimming with possibility.

But the longer we lived here, the more I saw its problems and unfulfilled potential. Nothing was being done to address the things that needed fixing.

That’s why I ran for City Council. A Fresh Voice was needed to help our city blossom into more than just a bedroom community.

I am proud to have helped make the City Council more functional, responsive, and focused, but that’s just the beginning. To realize Suisun City’s true potential, we need more than the status quo can provide– we need a Fresh Vision!

As Mayor, I will never look around and say “good enough.” I will take change to the next level.

Together, let’s shape Suisun City’s future.

Thank you!

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