Says Dr. Jennifer Campbell is the best candidate to heal our community and help solve the homelessness crisis in the city of San Diego
San Diego – State Senator Toni Atkins has endorsed Jennifer Campbell, MD in her bid to represent San Diego’s Second City Council District, the campaign announced today. Dr. Campbell, who launched her campaign in September, starts her campaign with a significant endorsement of the current State Senator and former Speaker of the Assembly.
“Dr. Jen’s career as a medical doctor has given her a unique perspective on how to diagnose and treat the issues at hand,” said Senator Atkins. “San Diegans can count on her to be a bold leader in supporting mental health access and addressing the homelessness crisis, to be a tireless advocate for the needs of District 2 neighborhoods, and to be a responsible steward of taxpayers’ money. Dr. Jen would be an extraordinary public servant, and I am pleased to endorse her.”
“I’m incredibly honored to have the support of State Senator Toni Atkins, a true problem solver for our community,” said Dr. Campbell. “Her dedication to answering the pressing matters in San Diego from affordable housing, to environmental concerns, to expanding union and employee rights, is a legacy I hope to continue as a member of San Diego City Council.”
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.