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Photo finish for second place in mayoral election

Christopher Handloser

November 20, 2013

David Alvarez appears to have an edge over fellow democrat, Nathan Fletcher, in a very tight race for second place in yesterday’s special mayoral election. Republican Kevin Faulconer easily secured his spot in February’s runoff election with a first place showing. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Faulconer brought in 89,043 votes (43.58 percent), with A...

Mayoral voting Nov. 19

Jennifer Ovalle

November 19, 2013

Residents of San Diego, including City College students, will be voting for the mayor in a special election on Nov. 19, after Bob Filner vacated the office in August because of allegations of sexual misconduct.The successor will serve the remainder of Filner's four-year term. If none of the 11 candidates wins a majority vote, a runoff election between the top two candidate...

Behind the political curtain

Sandra Galindo

November 13, 2013

Many people are angry about San Diego's special election on Nov. 19, not only because it’s expected to cost taxpayers nearly $5 million but because it’s a bitter reminder of Mayor Bob Filner’s resignation as a result of allegations of sexual harassment.But the special election was like music to the ears of low-income, part-time or unemployed workers because...

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