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Mark Nagales - SSF City Councilmember - Candidate for South San Francisco City Council, District 2 - logo

About Mark Nagales

Mark Nagales was elected to South San Francisco's City Council in November 2018, and is proud to be one of the first Filipinos elected in South San Francisco. He grew up in South San Francisco and has been part of the community for over 30 years. As Constituent Services Director for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and a Senior Aide to former California State Assemblymember Gene Mullin, Mark has worked tirelessly to help seniors, veterans, families, and children access valuable services. Mark previously served as Chair of the South San Francisco Planning Commission, where he has consistently advocated for affordable housing. As a former Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Mark saw firsthand the importance of affordable parks and recreation services to improve quality of life. Mark is proud to bring this experience to South San Francisco’s City Council, serving the community that he loves.

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Proudly Endorsed By

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  • AFCSME Local 829
  • Carpenters Union Local 217
  • San Mateo County Labor Council
  • SSF Firefighters Local 1507
  • Teamsters 350
  • Teamsters 856
  • UFCW Local 5
  • Filipino American Democratic Club of San Mateo County
  • Peninsula for Everyone
  • Peninsula Young Democrats
  • San Mateo County API Caucus
  • San Mateo County LatinX Democratic Club

Elected Leaders

  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • California State Senator Jerry Hill
  • California State Senator Scott Wiener
  • California State Assemblymember Kevin Mullin
  • California State Assemblymember Phil Ting
  • Fiona Ma, CPA, California State Treasurer
  • San Mateo County Board President Warren Slocum
  • San Mateo County Board Vice-President David Canepa
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine
  • San Mateo County Controller Juan Raigoza
  • South San Francisco Mayor Rich Gabarino
  • South San Francisco Vice-Mayor Mark Addiego
  • South San Francisco Councilmember Flor Nicolas
  • Gene Mullin, State Assemblymember (ret.)
  • Pedro Gonzalez, former South San Francisco Mayor
  • John Penna, former South San Francisco Mayor
  • Patricia Murray, Board President, SSFUSD School Board
  • Eddie Flores, Board Vice-President, SSFUSD School Board
  • Daina Lujan, Trustee, SSFUSD School Board


  • Paula Claudine Hobson-Coard, SSF Cultural Arts Commission
  • Florida Ventura, former SSF Cultural Arts Commission
  • Diane Huddleston, President, SSF Library Board
  • Robert Turnberg, Vice-President, SSF Library Board
  • Pat FitzPatrick, SSF Library Board
  • Kristy Camacho, SSF Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Robert Uy, SSF Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Evelyn Fung, SSF Traffic Safety Commission
  • Ethan Mizzi, SSF Youth Advisory Councilmember
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