Joe Leventhal announces candidacy for San Diego City Council, District 5

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Local attorney and former Ethics Commissioner, Joe Leventhal, recently announced his candidacy for San Diego City Council, District 5. As a former Ethics Commissioner for the City of San Diego, Joe was restricted from officially launching his campaign until recently.

“I’m running to bring bold leadership to the City Council, to significantly reduce the number of homeless in our city, improve our roads, and bolster public safety,” said Leventhal. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to work hard for every vote and deliver for the people of council district five.”

The 5th District includes the communities of Black Mountain Ranch, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Miramar Ranch North, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Encantada, Rancho Peñasquitos, Sabre Springs, San Pasqual, Scripps Miramar Ranch and Torrey Highlands. The District’s registration is nearly evenly split between Republicans, Independents, and Democrats.

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