February 23, 2024
Amy Reichert speaks on election night time 2022. Photograph by Chris Stone

Small enterprise proprietor Amy Reichert says she plans to take San Diego in a unique path.

Reichert is operating a second time for a seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in District 4, which opened up for particular election after former supervisor Nathan Fletcher resigned amid sexual assault allegations. She challenged Fletcher for a similar seat final yr.

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If she wins the election on Nov. 7, Reichert would take over the remainder of Fletcher’s time period, which ends in January 2027, and tip the five-member board to Republican management.

The district is residence to about 700,000 residents and contains the cities of La Mesa and Lemon Grove and a number of other central and southeastern San Diego neighborhoods.

Reichert gained the endorsement of the San Diego County Republican Get together and a number of other libertarian teams. She trailed second behind her opponent, Democrat Monica Montgomery Steppe, within the major election in August, however she outperformed two different candidates with 29% of the vote.

A San Diego County native, Reichert entered politics after her group, ReOpen San Diego, sued the Metropolis of San Diego for putting restrictions on the general public in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Her priorities have centered on the county’s ongoing homelessness disaster, value of dwelling and public security. inewsource requested every candidate questions on urgent points in San Diego County and the causes they’re specializing in within the leadup to the election. Reichert’s solutions have been summarized within the full article linked under.

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