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San Luis Obispo CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 2

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Bruce Gibson

County Supervisor, Second District
10,077 votes (59.44%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Provide rational and effecive management of our precious water resources.
  • Develop effective hosuing solutions for the next generation of county residents.
  • Increase and improve mental health care services in our communities and within our criminal justice system.



Profession:County Supervisor, Dist. 2, San Luis Obispo County
County Supervisor, San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors — Elected position (2007–current)
Rancher/Farmer, Self (1990–2014)
Planning Commissioner, San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission — Appointed position (2005–2006)
Research Scientist, Rice University (1984–1989)
Sr. Research Geophysicist, Western Geophysical Co. (1976–1984)
Research Assistant, Univerity of Hawaii (1973–1976)


Rice University Ph.D., Geophysics (1989)
University of Hawaii M.S., Geophysics (1975)
Pomona College B.A., Physics (1973)

Community Activities

Member, Board of Directors, Cayucos Land Conservancy (2001–2006)
Member, Board of Directors, Land Conservnacy of San Luis Obispo County (1998–2006)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • State Senator Bill Monning

Organizations (5)

  • San Luis Obispo County Democratic Party
  • Sierra Club, Santa Lucia Chapter
  • Planned Parenthood of the Central Coast
  • IBEW Local #639
  • Central Coast Labor Council

Elected Officials (12)

  • Congressman Salud Carbajal
  • Heidi Harmon, Mayor, San Luis Obispo
  • State Senator Bill Monning
  • Jamie Irons, Mayor, Morro Bay
  • Carlyn Christianson, Councilmember, San Luis Obispo
  • Andy Pease, Councilmember, San Luis Obispo
  • Matt Makowetski, Councilmember, Morro Bay
  • John Headding, Councilmember, Morro Bay
  • Robert Davis, Councilmember, Morro Bay
  • Aaron Gomez, Councilmember, San Luis Obispo
  • Dan Rivoire, Councilmember, San Luis Obispo
  • Marlys McPherson, Councilmember, Morro Bay

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