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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
County

San Diego CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 3

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Kristin Gaspar

Encinitas Mayor/Businesswoman
46,985 votes (34.29%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Public Safety
  • Balanced/Prioritized Budgets with no new taxes
  • Economic Growth/Job Creation

Experience

Experience

Profession:Mayor, Chief Financial Officer, Business Owner
Chief Financial Officer/Owner, Gaspar Doctors of Physical Therapy (2002–current)
Mayor, City of Encinitas — Elected position (2014–2016)
Chairman, Encina Wastewater Authority — Appointed position (2014–2015)
City Councilmember, City of Encinitas — Elected position (2010–2014)
President, San Dieguito Water District — Appointed position (2012–2012)

Education

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism--Arizona State University BA , Broadcast Journalism (2002)

Community Activities

Head Cheerleading Coach , La Costa Canyon Pop Warner (2012–current)
Instructor, Junior Achievement 3rd Grade Cirriculum (2014–current)
Board Member , Hospice North Coast (2015–current)
President , San Dieguito Sports Medicine Foundation (2005–2014)
President , Encinitas Rotary Club (2008–2009)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (2)

  • San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Lincoln Club of San Diego County

Elected Officials (1)

  • San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer

Individuals (2)

  • Council members Cate, Zapf, Kersey, Sherman (City of San Diego)
  • Senator Joel Anderson, Senator Pat Bates, Assemblyman Rocky Chavez, Congresswoman Mimi Walters

Political Beliefs

Position Papers

Public Safety

Summary

The health and safety of our citizens is my #1 priority.  As Council Member and Mayor of Encinitas, I have been successful improving fire and emergency services, as well as upholding one of the lowest crime rates in San Diego County. 

It is incumbent upon elected officials to ensure we have adequate levels of public safety throughout our communities on a cost effective basis while preserving our ability to recruit and retain topnotch talent. By keeping public safety a top priority, we will maintain our focus on drug prevention, decreasing criminal activity and managing the side effects of the implementation of the Early Release law.

 

Jobs

Summary

Attracting good paying jobs is the key to a sustainable economy in San Diego. 

We must work closely with the private sector to ensure a strong and diversified local economy. We must promote economic growth by balancing environmental protection with long range planning to develop programs and incentives that create good paying jobs, strengthen our economy and help small businesses grow.

Balanced Budget

Summary

The City of Encinitas and San Diego County have had balanced budgets for many years, which is critical to maintaining citizens’ quality of life. 

It is equally important that balanced budgets align with citizens’ priorities. To achieve the best results, jurisdictions should plan ahead for medium and long-term needs, as opposed to focusing only on short-term needs and projects. The County should continue to set aside plenty of money to meet pension obligations and fully fund reserves for unforeseen circumstances.  The County should be very proud of its record of fiscal discipline and AAA+ bond rating, which other counties strive to achieve.

 

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