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Trump Endorses Cox In California Governor's Race

May 18
By Associated Press

President Donald Trump is backing San Diego businessman John Cox for California governor.

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Breaking Down The Outside Spending In The District Attorney’s Race

May 18
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

About $317,000 of the outside spending is supporting Summer Stephan. But most of the outside spending is backing Jones-Wright. Four PACs have spent more than $703,000 to support her campaign.

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Taking A 'Ballot Selfie' At The Voting Booth Is Now Legal In California

May 18
By Claire Trageser

In past elections, some voters have wanted to take "ballot selfies"— pictures of their ballots to post on social media. But that social sharing had been illegal in California to prevent vote buying and voter coercion.

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Committee Recommends Ballot Measure To Lower The Voting Age In San Diego Unified Races

May 17
By Megan Burks

A majority of San Diegans surveyed said they don’t want to let teenagers vote for school board trustees. But a committee is recommending the San Diego Unified School Board propose a ballot measure to lower the voting age anyway.

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Tracking San Diego Election Spending With Just Weeks Before The June Primary

May 17
By Michael Lipkin

Since January 2017, the leading Democrats in the 49th Congressional District race to replace Republican Darrell Issa have raise more than $800,000 each.

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Bonnie Dumanis Says Making District 4 Supervisor's Race Partisan Is A Political Tactic

May 17
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis is one of five candidates, and the only Republican, in the District 4 race.

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Fact Check: DA Candidate's Campaign Claims Supporting Opponent A 'Threat' To Public Safety

May 17
By Michael Lipkin, Tarryn Mento

The campaign for Summer Stephan, interim San Diego County District Attorney, is behind a recently launched website that claims supporting DA candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright is a threat to public safety.

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North County's 76th State Assembly Seat Up For Grabs

May 16
By Alison St John

California's 76th State Assembly seat in North County is the only open assembly seat in San Diego County this year.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: Lincoln Club Mailer Is Attack Ad In Disguise

May 16
By Andrew Bowen

The conservative Lincoln Club of San Diego County opposes Democrat Nathan Fletcher for District 4 county supervisor. So why do its campaign mailers pretend to support him?

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District 4 Candidate Lori Saldaña Wants To Bring 'Real Change' To Board Of Supervisors

May 16
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

Former California Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña is one of five candidates to represent District 4 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. She’s a professor of business information technology for the San Diego Community College District. She is a Democrat.

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Supervisor Candidate Ken Malbrough Wants To Increase Outreach To District 4 Residents

May 16
By Brooke Ruth, Michael Lipkin

Ken Malbrough is one of five candidates in the District 4 race. He's a retired deputy fire chief with the city of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and has served on planning boards and town councils in the city. He is a Democrat.

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San Diego County Voter Registration Hits Record High

May 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

There’s a record 1.6 million registered voters in San Diego County. The county’s latest voter registration data also shows independent voters, or voters who don’t belong to a political party may soon outnumber registered Republicans.

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Survey: Majority Favors Term Limits, Local-Only Elections For San Diego Unified Trustees

May 15
By Megan Burks

Based on feedback from an online survey and series of town hall meetings, an advisory committee says the San Diego Unified Board should let voters decide on election reforms.

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District 4 Candidate Nathan Fletcher Wants To Drive Board Of Supervisors In New Direction

May 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former California Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher is one of five candidates in the race to represent District 4 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. He’s a Marine combat veteran and teaches political science courses at UC San Diego. He is a Democrat.

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Six Community College District Seats Are Up For Election — Why It Matters

May 15
By Megan Burks

Six community college trustee seats are up for grabs across San Diego County this election. What do the trustees do and why should you care?

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Four Challengers Seek To Unseat Judge Gary Kreep After Judicial Reprimand

May 15
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep faces his first test at the polls since his narrow election in 2012. Four other attorneys are challenging his seat on the bench after Kreep was severely reprimanded by a state commission.

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Deadline To Register For San Diego June Primary Approaches

May 14
By City News Service

The deadline to register for the June 5 primary election is next week, the San Diego County registrar reminded residents Monday.

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District 4 Candidate Omar Passons Wants To Invest In Youth, Support Seniors

May 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Attorney Omar Passons is running to represent District 4 on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. He has worked on community issues of public health and land use. He's a Democrat. The supervisors positions are officially non-partisan, but right now all five supervisors on the board are Republican.

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Antonio Martinez Pledges To Bring More City Resources To District 8

May 14
By Michael Lipkin

Martinez is the public relations director of the Imperial Beach Community Clinic and a board member of the San Ysidro School District.

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What Elections Have Local Candidates Missed?

May 14
By Claire Trageser

A long line of candidates will be asking for your vote this June, but many of them haven't always made it to the polls themselves in past elections.

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An Obscure Race: Meet The Candidates Running For San Diego County Assessor

May 11
By Claire Trageser

The California constitution requires each county to have an elected assessor. That means every four years, voters head to the polls to choose San Diego County's next Assessor/Recorder/Clerk.

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Roundtable: Billionaire Targets San Diego County District Attorney Race

May 11
By Alison St John, Bennett Lacy

The race for San Diego County District Attorney is about to see a flood of ads paid by outside money, the city of Riverside has found a way to effectively end homelessness among veterans and a conversation with NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley.

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Charter Or Labor Majority At Stake In San Diego County School Board Races

May 11
By Megan Burks

The last time County Board of Education seats were up for election, charter school advocates narrowly missed gaining a majority. Now they have a second chance.

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#ShowUsYourMailers: Pro-Saldaña Super PAC Stretches Truth

May 10
By Andrew Bowen

A super PAC supporting Lori Saldaña for San Diego County supervisor in the June 5 election sent out a number of mailers with misleading information. The mailers attack one of Saldaña's opponents, Nathan Fletcher.

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Christian Ramirez Hopes To Bring Border Expertise To San Diego City Council

May 10
By Michael Lipkin

Ramirez is the human rights director for Alliance San Diego and one of three leading candidates seeking to replace Councilman David Alvarez

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