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San Mateo County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for County Central Committee, Supervisorial District 5

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Mark Nagales

South San Francisco City Councilmember
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Promote Democratic values
  • Help Democratic candidates get elected
  • Increase voter registration



Profession:South San Francisco Councilmember
San Mateo County Outreach Coordinator, Project Sentinel (2018–current)
City Councilmember, City of South San Francisco — Elected position (2018–current)
Constituent Services Director, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (2008–2018)
Planning Commissioner, City of South San Francisco — Appointed position (2015–2018)
Parks and Recreation Commissioner, City of South San Francisco — Appointed position (2008–2014)
State Delegate, California Democratic Party, 19th Assembly District — Elected position (2008–2012)
Senior Field Representative, Assemblymember Gene Mullin (2007–2008)
Field Representative, Assemblymember Fran Pavley (2006–2006)


San Francisco State University B.A., History and Political Science (2003)

Community Activities

President, Filipino American Democratic Club of San Mateo County (2013–2015)
Kumpares & Kumares, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) (2007–2008)


Mark Nagales was elected to South San Francisco's City Council in November 2018, and is proud to be one of the first Filipinos elected in South San Francisco. He grew up in South San Francisco and has been part of the community for over 30 years. As Constituent Services Director for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and a Senior Aide to former California State Assemblymember Gene Mullin, Mark has worked tirelessly to help seniors, veterans, families, and children access valuable services. Mark previously served as Chair of the South San Francisco Planning Commission, where he has consistently advocated for affordable housing. As a former Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Mark saw firsthand the importance of affordable parks and recreation services to improve quality of life.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Peninsula Young Democrats
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Assemblymember Kevin Mullin

Elected Officials (2)

  • Pat Murray, South San Francisco School Board President
  • Pam DiGiovanni, Daly City Councilmember

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