“Now, more than ever, San Diego needs an experienced, independent city attorney who will protect taxpayers and focus on the everyday issues that matter to ordinary people,” Elliott said in her announcement.
“The city attorney can have an enormous impact on the quality of life in our neighborhoods by reducing crime, eliminating public nuisances, and cracking down on illegal pollution,” she added.
Elliott has nearly 20 years of public-sector legal experience, having served as general counsel to community college and K-12 school districts as well as counsel to the County of San Diego and the San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board.
She is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. She lives in Scripps Ranch with her husband Greg, a community college professor, and their two sons,
“I’m running for city attorney to put my proven experience to work as an effective, independent city attorney focused on the letter of the law, not politics,” Elliott said. “I’m running for city attorney to get results for San Diego taxpayers and neighborhoods.”
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