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Francine Busby Plans Outreach and Growth for San Diego County Dems

Francine Busby has been elected to serve as Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, vowing to reach out to varied constituencies and build on the achievements of her predecessor, Jess Durfee. A resident of Cardiff by the Sea, Busby has been a leader in the Democratic Party since her first campaign for Congress in the 50th District in 2004 – when she ran against Randy “Duke” Cunningham – and in subsequent high-profile campaigns against former Rep. Brian Bilbray. Busby on KPBS: “We’re eager to put our policies into place because people voted for Democrats.” She has served as the North County Vice Chair of the County Party and has represented the Party in other leadership roles ranging from fundraising and strategic planning to candidate training. Busby is also the Executive Director of Run Women Run, an organization that mentors, trains, and supports pro-choice women for elected office. “I am honored to follow in Jess Durfee’s footsteps,” said Busby, noting that at the end of his nine-year tenure, 71% of the County Democratic Party’s …