Kickoff Event a Huge Success!

 Kickoff

A strong crowd of supporters and elected officials past and present joined Matt Strabone to officially launch his campaign for San Diego Assessor, Recorder, and County Clerk on a beautiful afternoon at the Pacific Beach Woman's Club.

"I believe that we elect our leaders with the expectation that they will serve the common good. That means looking after all of us. But when the very people who are supposed to look after us do just the opposite, and serve only themselves, we have to fight back. And we do that by kicking them out of office," Strabone said.

"I have stubborn hope, my friends, that together, we will put an end to the dishonesty and prejudice and replace them instead with transparency and accountability. Together, we will bring new ideas and new energy to make certain that the County Clerk works for all San Diegans, ensuring that everyone pays their fair share and protecting every San Diegan from bigotry wherever it may come from."

More images from the event can be found on the campaign's Facebook page.

Election Day is June 5, 2018.


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