Sep 24 – Join in the Discussion this Weekend at Politifest

The club has a booth at Politifest 2016, the annual get together to discuss local politics with voices from across San Diego. Come along and support Democratic candidates

  • Mara Elliott, Candidate for San Diego City Attorney
  • Georgette Gomez, Candidate for San Diego City Council District 9
  • Scott Peters, Congressmember CA 52
  • Colonel Doug Applegate, Candidate for Congress CA 49

Politifest 2016 will take place at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, at San Diego State University. Held in partnership with the SDSU School of Journalism and Media Studies, this all-day public affairs conference will feature two national keynote speakers, as well as workshops and sessions that focus on the November ballot.

The ballot this November is full of major decisions for voters. At Politifest, rivals on all sides of the most contentious issues will face off and debate their merits. Big local names and elected officials will debate major topics like: Should we build a convadium? Should we raise the sales tax a half-cent to fund transportation and open space preservation? Should the city change its charter to prevent candidates from winning outright in primaries?

Panel moderators include journalists from Voice of San Diego and our media partners at KPBS, inewsource, NBC 7 San Diego and others.

More information here.

If you’re interested in volunteering at the club booth contact us at or (619) 800-5098 – we have entry passes, and parking spaces for members.

Among the interesting discussions.

The Race to Become City Attorney
Theater, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Moderated by Wendy Fry, NBC 7

Democrat Mara Elliot and Republican Robert Hickey are running for city attorney, a position that can greatly influence the course of city politics. They’ll go head to head in a debate moderated by NBC’s Wendy Fry.



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