Council seat encompasses Baywood, San Mateo Park, Aragon neighborhoods
Two candidates are running to represent San Mateo District 1, with businessman Nick Atkeson and Library Board Trustee Lisa Diaz Nash competing.
Both candidates have lived in San Mateo County for around 30 years. Diaz Nash is running to address issues of safer neighborhoods, disaster preparedness, fixing aging streets, building workforce housing and responsible management of finances. Atkeson runs a business investment advisory firm and wants to find well-balanced solutions for the city and achieve objectives. Atkeson prioritized supporting local businesses, optimizing city government and building community relationships.