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City Council — City of La Mesa

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the City Council — City of La Mesa

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

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Candidates

You can vote for 2 of these 6 candidates.

Colin Parent

La Mesa City Councilmember
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Safety from COVID-19: We have to take the virus seriously,...
  2. Housing Affordability: We need more affordable homes,...
  3. Climate Action: La Mesa must implement our enforceable...
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Jack Shu

Park Superintendent (Retired)
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Reform the Police Department, restore public trust...
  2. Address and reduce the largest source of pollution...
  3. Review various City services such as permiting processes,...
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Kristine C. Alessio

La Mesa City Councilwoman and Small...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Economic and social recovery from COVID19
  2. Enhancing Public Safety
  3. Neighborhood Preservation
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Laura Lothian

La Mesa Businesswoman
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Reducing excessive rules and regulations on La Mesa...
  2. Rejecting the failed homeless policies instituted...
  3. Giving the La Mesa Police Department the public and...
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Allan Durden

Business Leader and Manager
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Public Safety: Continue to improve on La Mesa's crime...
  2. Support Business: Increase La Mesa’s visibility in...
  3. Sense of Community - bring the community back together
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Mark Papenfuss

Telecommunications Leadership
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To bring back the voice of the people to the La Mesa...
  2. Bring back and support small businesses in La Mesa....
  3. Protect our schools! Our local schools are overcrowded...
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