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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

City of Solana BeachCandidate for City Council

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David Zito

Software Architect/Councilmember
3,820 votes (23.52%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintain high levels of city services, including public safety
  • Keep Solana Beach fiscally sound with balanced budgets
  • Protect the character of Solana Beach, promoting progress while ensuring compatible development!



Profession:Software Architect/Mayor of Solana Beach
Software Architect, HP Inc (1995–current)
Council Member, City of Solana Beach — Elected position (2012–current)
Board Member, San Dieguito River Valley JPA — Appointed position (2013–current)


U.C. Berkeley Master of Science (M.S.), Mechanical Engineering (1991)


  • 25 Year resident of Solana Beach
  • Married with three daugthers: Chloe, Mary, and Erica
  • Solana Beach Councilmember since 2012
  • Served on the Solana Beach View Assessment Comission for 5 years, 2 as chair.
  • Author of the "Solana Beach Community Protection Act" in 2000
  • Appointed to various Solana Beach commissions in volunteer roles since 1998
  • Frequent volunteer at many Solana Beach events such as Beach Blanket Movie night and the Holiday Tree Lighting.

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (2)

  • The Sierra Club
  • The League of Conservation Voters

Elected Officials (10)

  • Supervisor David Roberts
  • Former Solana Beach Mayor Doug Sheres
  • Former Solana Beach Mayor Tom Golich
  • Former Solana Beach Mayor Tom Campbell
  • Former Solana Beach Mayor Rick Hendlin
  • Former Solana Beach Mayor Celine Olson
  • Solana Beach Councilmember Peter Zahn
  • Solana Beach Councilmember Lesa Heebner
  • Solana Beach Councilmember Mike Nichols
  • Former Supervisor Pam Slater-Price

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