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City of San DiegoCandidate for City Council, District 1

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Sam Nejabat

Small Business Owner
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Addressing the availability and affordability of housing
  • Increasing resources for the homeless
  • Protecting our local environment while decreasing our regional impact on climate change



Profession:Small Business Owner
President, SJN Properties (2012–current)
Board Member, San Diego County Fairgrounds Board (Ag District 22) — Appointed position (2019–current)


Dartmouth MA (2013)
UC Berkeley BA (2012)

Community Activities

Founder, LN Foundation (2016–current)

Questions & Answers

Questions from The League of Women Voters of San Diego (3)

What are the three biggest challenges facing this region in the 2020s, and how can you use this office to help our community prepare for (and meet) those challenges?
Answer from Sam Nejabat:

Our City has world class universities and cutting edge companies that I will partner with to address our biggest issues, including:

Climate change

Affordable Housing


What action (personal or professional) that you have taken most exemplifies how you would execute the duties of the office you are running for?
Answer from Sam Nejabat:

I started the LN Foundation to take direct action to help the homeless. 

How do your plans to help the City address the many causes and impacts of homelessness balance the rights and needs of all?
Answer from Sam Nejabat:

On the City Council I will convene a monthly meeting of stakeholders to push for policies to reduce homelesness.

I will work with County Health to prevent problems like the recent tragic Hepatitis outbreak.

I will engage City staff and Mental Health professionals to ensure help and resources are available for those in need.

Videos (1)

— February 11, 2020 Sam Nejabat for City Council 2020

An introduction to Sam Nejabat and why he is running for San Diego City Council's District One seat.

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