City of San Diego

City Council, 2nd District

Jennifer Campbell

Jennifer Campbell

Democrat | Birthdate: Jul 03, 1945 (Age 78)

Councilmember, City of San Diego
District Analysis
District map

San Diego's 2nd Council District is a coastal and urban area characterized by its diverse neighborhoods, each contributing distinct cultural and geographic elements. The district is known for its vibrant beach communities, significant environmental concerns, including sea level rise, and the impacts of urban development and tourism.

Clairemont Mesa, now reunited as one community in the district, stands out for its suburban character and shared interests among its residents. This area's cohesion is a central aspect of its identity within the district.

The coastal communities of Ocean Beach and Mission Beach, along with the Peninsula area, including Point Loma, are defining elements of the district. These areas share concerns related to their beaches and bays, environmental issues, and the effects of tourism. The natural beauty and recreational opportunities in these neighborhoods are a major draw for both residents and visitors.

Ocean Beach is known for its laid-back, eclectic vibe and strong sense of community. Mission Beach, with its popular beachfront and bustling boardwalk, is a hotspot for both leisure and tourism activities.

Point Loma and the surrounding neighborhoods like La Playa, Loma Portal, Roseville/Fleet Ridge, Sunset Cliffs, and the Wooded Area, are characterized by their picturesque views and historical significance. The presence of the San Diego Airport in this area brings additional considerations regarding traffic, noise, and pollution.

Bay Ho and Bay Park are included in the district due to their proximity to Mission Bay, offering recreational opportunities and scenic views. These areas contribute to the district's overall appeal as a destination for outdoor activities.

The inclusion of the Midway-Pacific Highway area aligns with the district's coastal identity, given its historical use for industrial purposes and current role in supporting airport-related commercial activities. The Pacific Highway Corridor's transition from industrial use to support the airport reflects the district's evolving urban landscape.

Old Town, another historic area, adds cultural richness to the district. Its shared interests with neighboring areas like the Midway District, along with its significance as a historical and tourist site, make it an integral part of the district's fabric.

The district's neighborhoods, including North Clairemont, Mission Hills, Midtown, and others, each add their unique flavor to the district. From family-friendly suburban areas to vibrant urban centers, these neighborhoods contribute to the district's diverse demographic and cultural landscape.

In summary, the 2nd Council District is characterized by its blend of beachside charm, urban development, and historical significance. The district's focus on environmental stewardship, combined with its rich cultural and recreational offerings, makes it a unique and dynamic part of San Diego, where coastal living meets urban vitality.

93,829 Registered Voters as of 01/19/24 D +19.80%
41,180 Voters
22,604 Voters
30,045 Voters
District Historical Candidate Performance
Election DEM REP Margin
2022 Gubernatorial Newsom - 60.96% Dahle - 39.04% D +21.9%
2020 Presidential Biden - 65.5% Trump - 31.9% D +33.60%
2018 Gubernatorial Newsom - 61.2% Cox - 38.8% D +22.40%
2016 Presidential Clinton - 59.1% Trump - 33.8% D +25.30%
2020 Census Data
Total Population Total White Hispanic Black Asian Native Pacific
149,543 61.9% 19.6% 5.1% 11.2% 2.7% 1.0%

2022 General Election Results (November 8, 2022)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Jennifer Campbell (D) 28,379 56.49%
Linda Lukacs (R) 21,854 43.51%
2022 Primary Election Results (June 7, 2022)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Jennifer Campbell (D) 10,832 29.81%
Linda Lukacs (R) 9,211 25.35%
Lori Saldana (D) 6,603 18.17%
Joel Day (D) 5,130 14.12%
Mandy Havlik (D) 3,027 8.33%
Daniel Smiechowski (D) 1,532 4.22%