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For nearly three decades, Nora Vargas has dedicated her life to working in the community, ensuring that those who often go unheard have a strong voice at the table. With a diverse background encompassing roles as an executive, community organizer, advocate, and champion for systemic change, Nora Vargas stands today as Chairwoman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, remaining committed to these core values.


Her values closely align with those of the communities she serves. As an elected official, Nora has tirelessly fought for access to healthcare, fair wages, and improved working conditions for hardworking citizens. Environmental justice, accessible housing, and social justice, including dismantling racism and discrimination against minorities and the LGBTQ+ community, have been at the forefront of her mission.


Throughout her tenure as Chairwoman, Nora Vargas has been dedicated to creating transformative policies through collaboration with allies and engagement with the community. One of her earliest actions in office was addressing the immense challenges posed by the pandemic. Nora Vargas worked diligently to mitigate its impacts, ensuring the safety of the community and supporting small businesses to promote economic prosperity.


Recognizing the hardships faced by tenants and renters during the height of the pandemic, Nora Vargas took immediate action. Families struggling to make ends meet and stay in their homes found support through expanded access to rental assistance and closure of eviction loopholes.


Additionally, Nora Vargas led the County in declaring homelessness a Public Health Crisis in San Diego County, allowing for the allocation of more resources and providing urgent relief.


Nora Vargas is unwavering in her commitment to our communities. As a tireless advocate for positive change, she's grateful for your support and ready to keep fighting. With Nora leading the charge, we can build healthier, stronger communities throughout San Diego County.


Putting People First

Nora is committed to creating a government that works for all San Diegans. Her mission is to build a community that is equitable, just, and prosperous. She believes that by putting people first, we can create a future that is brighter for everyone. Nora is dedicated to working with community leaders, stakeholders, and residents to create policies and programs that will have a positive impact on the lives of San Diegans.

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