Michelle is the candidate of choice for many respected organizations, civic groups, elected officials, and community leaders. You can become a part of this movement for a better Oceanside by adding your name below! Thank you all for your support!


The organizations listed below have pledged their full support for Michelle's campaign. 


Testimonials from Elected Officials

Todd Gloria

CA State Assemblymember, District 78

“I’m proud to support Michelle Gomez for Oceanside City Council. As an Oceanside Housing Commissioner and Chair of the ad hoc Committee on Homelessness, Michelle is working toward actionable solutions to address homelessness and resolve our affordable housing crisis. I have every confidence in Michelle’s ability to deliver results once elected.” 

Corinna Contreras

Vista City Councilmember 

“Michelle Gomez is an exemplary leader that has been a true champion in her community. Michelle’s vision, passion and commitment to public service is inspiring, and I know that she will be an asset to Oceanside’s local government. I trust Michelle to be an ardent and effective advocate that will advance policies that benefit working families, protect our environment and expand opportunities for our youth, seniors and veterans. I’m proud to support Michelle for Oceanside City Council because we need her voice in Oceanside.” 

Mark West

Imperial Beach City Councilmember

"As a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and former chair of the San Diego Surfrider chapter, I know how critical it is to elect a leader that is both supportive of our military families and environmentally conscious. Michelle is someone who is deeply committed to preserving our environment and mitigating the harmful effects of climate change."

Martha Alvarado

Vista Unified School District Trustee

"Michelle Gomez is exactly the kind of Councilmember the City of Oceanside needs right now.  As a City Commissioner, policy specialist and community advocate, she will bring a unique perspective to local government.  Oceanside residents can count on her to be a bold leader and to be a responsible steward of the taxpayers’ money. Michelle will be a phenomenal public servant who isn’t afraid to make the tough decisions to secure our city’s future. I am pleased to endorse Michelle because she will hold City Hall accountable and will do it with energy and passion.” 

Elected Officials and Community Leaders

The following elected officials and community leaders have also proudly endorsed Michelle for Oceanside City Council, District 4Organizational affiliations are listed for identification purposes only and are not meant to imply endorsement by the organization itself. 

Lorena Gonzalez - State Assemblymember - Chair, Assembly Appropriations Committee
Consuelo Martinez - Deputy Mayor Escondido
Olga Diaz - Escondido City  Councilmember
Randy Walton -  San Marcos City Councilmember
Cipriano Vargas - Vista Unified School District Trustee
Mark Gracyk - President, Helix Water District Board of Directors
Nina Deerfield - Vice President, Palomar College Governing Board
Alan Geraci - Consumer Protection Attorney, Candidate for San Marcos City Council
Kathleen Boyle, Ph.d - Drug Abuse Researcher and University Professor, retired
Ken Dalpe - Precinct Leader, SD County Democratic Party GO Team
Dr. Michael Byron - Retired Political Science Professor
Francine Busby - Chair Emeritus, San Diego County Democratic Party
Octavia Tuohey - Steering Committee Member, California Progressive Alliance
Steve Burrell -  Precinct Leader, SD County Democratic Party  GO Team
Ron Cohen - 2nd Vice Chair, San Bernardino County Democratic Party

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