Supervisor Dawn Ortiz-Legg Launches Her Re-Election Campaign With Support From Over 80 Local Leaders

San Luis Obispo - Today, Supervisor Dawn Ortiz-Legg held a virtual event officially launching her re-election campaign and announcing her policy priorities. Dawn was joined by SLO Coastal School District Trustee Mark Buchman, Business Owner and CEO Erik Justesen, and SLO City Council Member Andy Pease, who all made remarks before hearing from Supervisor Dawn.

Supporters lauded Supervisor Ortiz-Legg’s independent leadership, results-driven approach, and ability to build consensus among diverse interests as critical to addressing challenges such as housing affordability, environmental protection, job creation, homelessness, and climate change.

“Dawn has been delivering on quality of life issues like improving our parks, persevering open spaces, and protecting public safety. As a business owner, I am always impressed by Dawn's independent voice of reason on the Board of supervisors, and am glad we have a voice like that in the room.” - Erik Justesen

“Dawn and I don’t always agree, but I always respect her opinion, and I know she comes to her positions with careful thought, research, and integrity. Dawn is a great listener and is open-minded. She is also unafraid in taking an independent position and speaking forcefully for the critical issues of our time.” - Andy Pease, San Luis Obispo City Councilmember.

The campaign also unveiled a formidable coalition of over 80 supporters that includes prominent local elected officials and community leaders from all walks of life.

View a recording of the full event by clicking here (registration is required). For more information visit

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