San Diego City Council - District 6
District 6 encompasses the north-central part of the city. During the redistricting process in 2013, the boundaries were set in such a manner as to favor Asian-Americans.
Includes: Clairemont Mesa East/West, Kearny Mesa, Mira Mesa, Rancho Peñasquitos, Sorrento Valley
Raised: $57,829 (09/22)
Associated General Contractors, Building Industry Association, California Apartment Association, California Restaurant Association, Father Joe Carroll, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Municipal Employees Association, Peace Officers Research Association of California, San Diego Downtown Partnership, San Diego Police Officers Association, San Diego Port Tenants Association, San Diego Regional Chamber …more
Republican, former vice president of San Diego County Taxpayer’s Association and policy director for Kevin Faulconer (when he was D2 councilmember). Won 56.44% of the primary vote.
Backed by the establishment, Chris Cate hopes to use his incumbency as his main tool in this election. He seems to have weathered the storm caused by his release of confidential Soccer City documents. Now he will need to deflect his opponent’s anti-establishment messaging.
Criminal probe of Cate over SoccerCity documents ends with no charges - San Diego Union-Tribune
Q&A with Councilman Cate - San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego Indivisible Downtown, Laborers Local 89, National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW), San Diego Blue Dream Democrats, San Diego City Beat, San Diego County Democratic Party, San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, San Diego County Young Democrats, San Diego Democrats for Equality, San Diego Progressive Democratic Club, San Diego Working Families Council, Sierra Club…more
Democrat and longtime DJ for 91X, KPRI and FM 94/9. He came in second place with 17.42% of the vote during the primary between six candidates.
Hough’s confident voice, humble upbringing and environmentalism paint him in stark contrast to Cate’s establishment ways. Though a long shot, Hough is clearly the choice for progressive Democrats in this race.
Tommy Hough ready for a fight - San Diego City Beat
The Port Considers a Payoff and Tommy Hough's Council Push - Voice of San Diego Podcast (Start at :24)
Q&A with Tommy Hough - San Diego Union-Tribune