This committee is associated with San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria: https://mailchi.mp/72651e65321c/mayor-todd-glorias-voting-guide?e=7667c93a6e
One contributor, Badiee Development, Inc. donated almost half of the total funds New San Diego received, $50,000. Badiee Development is currently lobbying the city of San Diego for project and permit approval for multiple development sites.
The next largest donation was $10,000 from the company NUWI 2 CMR LLC (aka “New Urban West Inc”). This company is listed as a “Foreign” company incorporated only four years ago. Nuwi has currently lobbying the city of San Diego for a housing development project in Carmel Mountain.
One name was very recognizable: Ben Haddad, former Republican Mayor Golding Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff/ Cabinet Secretary under Republican Mayor Pete Wilson. Haddad is the Government Affairs Consultant at California Strategies, LLC. Haddad gave $1,250.00.
Another name from California Strategies, LLC was listed –Craig Benedetto, who was listed as a Principal at the LLC. Benedetto also gave $1,250.00.
Rachael Laing, the Communications Director for Mayor Todd Gloria, was also a contributor – $500.
Also, there was some labor support to New San Diego. The United Domestic Workers of America Action Fund gave $7,500 and the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Political Action Fund threw in $5,000.
More information on this committee: https://obrag.org/2022/05/dark-money-hit-piece-against-saldana-in-district-2-san-diego-council-race-a-pack-of-lies/
Local Filings of this committee can be found here.
The Local Jurisdiction committee ID is 1440543
The committee address is 3295 Meade Avenue, Suite 212, San Diego, CA 92116.
Associated Propaganda Pieces/Slate Mailers
For Kent Lee – Cops / Homelessness