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San Mateo County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for County Central Committee, Supervisorial District 2

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Nicole Fernandez

Appointed Incumbent
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Help Democrats, especially female Democrats and Democrats of color, get elected to local office here in San Mateo County
  • Use our Party's vast resources to partner with other Progressive organizations to defeat Trump and his allies
  • In my role as Chair, foster an atmosphere of integrity and equality for all Democrats involved in the local Party



Profession:Elder Abuse Prevention Specialist
Elder Abuse Prevention Specialist, San Mateo County (2015–current)


San Jose State University BA, Political Science (2005)


I am the current sitting Chairwoman of San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee, the local arm of the California Democratic Party. A proud child of immigrants, I am the first Millennial, the first South Asian, and only the fourth woman to hold that position.

I am running in District 2 (San Mateo, Belmont, and Foster City), and am up for re-election on March 3, 2020 and hope to earn your support. My goals, if re-elected, include continuing to promote Democratic values and candidates throughout San Mateo County and doing our part to restore to the White House by getting a Democrat elected to the presidency.

Personal Biography:

➼ Grew up in Belmont, currently reside in San Mateo
➼ Hold a BA in Political Science from San Jose State (go Spartans!)
➼ Currently serve on the City of San Mateo's Community Relations Commission and on the board of directors of Samaritan House, one of the largest non-profits in San Mateo County
➼ Work in elder abuse prevention for San Mateo County ADult Protective Services

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congresswoman Anna Eshoo

Organizations (1)

  • San Mateo Labor Council

Elected Officials (3)

  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Senator Jerry Hill
  • Assemblymember Kevin Mullin

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

History with the Democratic Party:

➼ Appointed to a vacancy on the Democratic Central Committee and voted in as Chairwoman on the same night (October 2018)
➼ Appointed by California Democratic Party Chair Rusty Hicks as a Co-Chair to the Rules Committee, as a member of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC), and to the Ad Hoc Committee on ADEM Elections (2019)
➼ Involved with the San Mateo County Democratic Central Committee since 2006 in different capacities - serving as the representative for 3 ex-officio members and as the first alternate for an elected member.
➼ Appointed member of the Democratic State Central Committee via a Central Committee appointment since 2016
➼ Served on the board of the Peninsula Democratic Coalition between 2008-2018 (including president 2015-2016), and the board of the Peninsula Young Democrats from 2006-2014 (including political director in 2012).
➼ Convener or co-convener of the AD 22 ADEM Elections in 2017 & 2019

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