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City Attorney — City of San Diego

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Attorney — City of San Diego

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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About this office

The chief legal adviser of and attorney for all city departments and offices. Initiates and conducts prosecutions within the city limits for offenses constituting misdemeanors.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 3 candidates.

Cory Briggs

Taxpayer Advocate, Public-Interest...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Make sure City Hall follows the law and prosecute...
  2. Make City Hall transparent and end government secrecy.
  3. Stop mass-surveillance of residents’ and protect their...
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Top 3 Priorities
  1. Integrity. San Diego, and its elected officials,...
  2. Community outreach. Making sure Deputy City Attorneys...
  3. Work with all city officials, not against them, for...
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Mara W. Elliott

San Diego City Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Reducing Gun Violence: Pioneered Red Flag Laws in...
  2. Protecting Victims of Abuse: Added prosecutors to...
  3. Safeguarding Taxpayer Dollars: Saved taxpayers millions...
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