Campaign News

News, events, and the latest from the campaign trail.

Announcing My Candidacy for San Diego City Council District 6

March 23, 2021

As more of our neighbors are vaccinated and the immediate threat of COVID-19 begins to recede, the challenges that faced our neighborhoods prior to 2020 are still there, and in […]

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CBS 8 Speaks with Tommy on Combating Anti-Asian Intimidation

March 18, 2021

CBS 8 reporter LaMonica Peters talked with Tommy about the increase in intimidation and violence against our elderly Asian neighbors, friends, and loved ones, part of a larger increase in intimidation and […]

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My Letter to the City Regarding Intimidation of AAPI Neighbors

March 8, 2021

As I wrote last month, I’m disgusted at the alarming trend of hatred and intimidation directed against our AAPI neighbors since the beginning of the pandemic, and especially the spike in violence since […]

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The Corrosive Cancer of Hate Against Our AAPI Neighbors

February 16, 2021

As San Diegans, we cherish our diverse, multicultural city and heritage, and we put a premium on safe, welcoming neighborhoods and communities. But like you, I’ve grown increasingly concerned, and incensed, […]

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Statement On the Jan. 6th Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

January 6, 2021

Today is one of the most disgraceful days in the history of our republic. Can anyone look upon what our nation has become over the last four years and see […]

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The Constitutional Crisis We All Saw Coming

January 2, 2021

By Tommy Hough Since last year’s impeachment proceedings, the Trump administration and its ever-present array of constitutional crises has devolved into a cult so firmly entrenched among the cravenly ambitious, the […]

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The Crisis of Broken Streets in Mira Mesa and District 6

May 11, 2020

When I first ran for San Diego City Council in 2018, I knocked on thousands of doors across District 6. One afternoon, when I was canvassing in Mira Mesa, I […]

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My Grandfather’s Labor Legacy

September 3, 2018

Today, on this Labor Day, I’d like to reflect on the personal meaning labor has for my family. There once was a time when 40-hour work weeks, eight hour days […]

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Original Sin: America’s Unending Gun Penance

December 20, 2012

In the ongoing tragedy of America’s gun worship, the mass murder of children and teachers in Connecticut on Friday comes on the heels of Tuesday’s similarly terrifying, random attack on […]

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