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Democratic county supervisors, with new majority, plan to bring change to San Diego region



In interviews Wednesday, Supervisor Nathan Fletcher, currently the lone Democrat on the board, and Vargas said they feel excited and emboldened to take the board in a different direction and tackle some of the region’s greatest challenges using a more progressive lens.
“Two years ago I won an election breaking through the red wall,” Fletcher said. “As a county we have taken positive steps forward, certainly around mental health and drug treatment. But now we’re going to be in a position to really move, to substantively change the focus, the culture, the direction, and the investment of county government in a way that will significantly benefit the people of San Diego. READ MORE