Former State Sen. Christine Kehoe endorses Dr. Jennifer Campbell for San Diego City CouncilAround the City, Online Only, Top Highlights Sunday, October 29th, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Former State Sen. Christine Kehoe has endorsed Jennifer Campbell, MD, in her bid to represent San Diego’s Second City Council District. Dr. Campbell recently announced her candidacy and continues to gain support from community leaders, such as State Sen. Toni Atkins.
“Dr. Jennifer Campbell is passionate about taking care of her community and fixing the problems that are impacting San Diego,” said Former Sen. Kehoe. “When Dr. Campbell came to San Diego, one of the first things she did was call me to ask how she could become involved in the community. She took my advice and has been a champion ever since, working with the Human Dignity Foundation, Dems for Equality, On the Board of Directors of the Clairemont Town Council, and as President of the Clairemont Democratic Club. We need people who are not afraid to jump in and stand up for our community. Dr. Campbell is fearless and tenacious and these qualities will make her an effective member of the San Diego City Council. I’m proud to endorse her.”
“I’m so honored to have the support of Former State Sen. Christine Kehoe, an incredible advocate for our community in San Diego. She is a trailblazer, a mentor, and a dear friend. She is the reason I got involved in our community and I have always appreciated her guidance,” said Dr. Campbell. “I hope to continue her legacy as a member of the San Diego City Council and advocate for our city’s families.”
As a Family Medicine specialist for the past thirty-seven years, Dr. Campbell has taken care of people of all ages and backgrounds. She is running for San Diego City Council’s Second District because she believes San Diego needs accountable leadership. She has been an active member of the San Diego community since she moved from Pittsburgh more than a decade ago. Here in San Diego, she has taught Integrative Medicine at the Doctoral and Masters levels at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She has advocated for her community through volunteering on civic projects, working with charities, and serving on the Board of Directors of the Clairemont Town Council and the San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee. Dr. Campbell lives in the Bay Ho neighborhood of Clairemont. She and her partner Suzanne have six children, nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She is The Doctor on Call to Fix City Hall.
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