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City of San DiegoCandidate for City Council, District 7

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Wendy Wheatcroft

8,526 votes (20.4%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Safe communities- fully funding police and fire; gun violence prevention; community policing
  • Healthy families and environment- exceeding our Climate Action Goals; creating Safe Routes to School
  • Modernized infrastructure, housing, and transit- housing for all; well-paved roads, walking and biking infrastructure; accessible and reliable transit



Elementary School Teacher, Christ Church Day School (2013–2016)
Elementary School Teacher, Escondido Union School District (2000–2013)


UCSD Breastfeeding Counselor Certificate (2014)
National University Master's in Education, Emphasis in Reading Instruction (2002)
CSU, San Marcos CA CLAD Teaching Credential (2000)
San Diego State University BA Liberal Studies (1998)

Community Activities

Board Member, Allies for Women (2018–2020)
San Diego and CA Leader, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (2016–2019)
Founder and Board Member, San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention (2018–2019)
Board Member, Slow Food San Diego (2008–2009)
Master Composter volunteer, Solana Center for Environmental Innovation (2007–2009)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (10)

  • Survivors Lead
  • Run Women Run
  • YIMBY Dems, Acceptable
  • National Women's Political Caucus
  • SDSU Dems
  • Black Mountain Dems
  • AAPI Dems, qualified
  • Veteran Dems, qualified rating
  • San Diegans for Gun Violence Prevention, Champion
  • Moms In Office

Elected Officials (10)

  • Congressman Scott Peters
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell
  • State Controller Betty Yee
  • Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher
  • Kelly Harless, Solana Beach City Council
  • Priya Bhat-Patel, Carlsbad City Council
  • Cori Schumacher, Carlsbad City Council
  • Mark West, Imperial Beach City Council
  • Dr. Jen Campbell, San Diego City Council District 2
  • Catherine Blakespear, Mayor of Encinitas

Individuals (3)

  • Casey Tanaka, former Mayor of Coronado
  • Judy Ki, San Diego Dem Party leader
  • Sunday Gover, San Diego District 5 and 7 leader

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