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‘Unprecedented’ Outside Spending For County Supervisor’s Seat And More To Come

June 18
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

Tom Shepard has been a player in San Diego politics for decades, but he still hasn’t seen it all.

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Final San Diego Voter Turnout For Primary Election Will Be Close To 40 Percent

June 15
By Matt Hoffman

As of Friday, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters reported voter turnout at 37.4 percent, with 99 percent of votes counted.

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District, Union-Backed Proposal On School Board Elections Inching Toward The Ballot

June 14
By Megan Burks

The city attorney’s office is now reviewing a ballot proposal that would establish three four-year term limits for San Diego Unified trustees. The review is one of the final steps before voters would be asked to weigh in this November.

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: What The Proposal To Split California Could Learn From The Past

June 14
Guy Marzorati / KQED

With a complicated path to reality and the state's political and business establishment lined up firmly against it, the proposal to split California into three separate states appears to be the longest of political longshots.

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Despite Incumbency, Councilwoman Cole Could Be Underdog In Fall Election

June 14
By Leo Castañeda / inewsource

Councilwoman Myrtle Cole once seemed a shoo-in for re-election. An inewsource analysis of last week’s vote suggests it may be tougher than she thought.

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Officials Approve Convention Center Expansion Lease Agreement

June 13
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council and Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners both voted Tuesday to support a three-party settlement agreement to secure long-term control of the land needed to expand the San Diego Convention Center.

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Soros-Backed California County Prosecutors Fail In 3 Races

June 8
By Associated Press

Three California county district attorneys will keep their seats despite a well-financed national effort to elect reform-minded candidates sympathetic to reducing mass incarceration and prosecuting shootings by police.

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Supervisors: Strong Democratic Showing In Possible Swing Seat; Desmond Dominates More Republican District

June 7
By Leo Castañeda / inewsource

It’s no secret that Democratic leaders want to elect one of their own to the all-Republican San Diego County Board of Supervisors this fall. Tuesday’s vote shows their best chance is probably in termed-out Republican Ron Roberts’ heavily Democratic District 4.

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Congress: 49th District Candidates Strongest In Home Territories; Hunter Strong Everywhere In 50th District

June 7
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

After Vista Republican Darrell Issa decided not to seek a 10th term in office, Democrats put millions of dollars into flipping his congressional seat.

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Republican Law Enforcement Candidates Win Big In San Diego County

June 7
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

Voters on Tuesday elected two Republicans in landslides to San Diego County’s top law enforcement posts — Summer Stephan as district attorney and Bill Gore as sheriff. And that’s in a county where voter registration favors Democrats.

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GOP's Cox Faces Tough Slog In Race For California Governor

June 6
By Associated Press

Republican John Cox thinks high taxes, a high cost of living and a growing housing crisis give him an opening to take on Democrat Gavin Newsom in the fight to be California's next governor.

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Mapping The Vote In San Diego’s Key 2018 Primary Races

June 6
By Leo Castañeda / inewsource

You’ve cast your primary ballot and seen the overall election results. Now you can dig deeper into the numbers by using six searchable maps created by inewsource.

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Republican Harkey Leads In Race For 49th Congressional Seat

June 6
By City News Service

Republican Diane Harkey is heading for a November runoff with former Orange County Democratic Party official Mike Levin, who finished in second place.

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Midday Edition 2018 Primary Election Special

June 6
By Brooke Ruth, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Who won, who lost and who's moving on to the general election in November? Wednesday's KPBS Midday Edition has a primary election roundup. Some results were predictable, while some were surprising.

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Judge Gary Kreep Advances To November Election

June 6
By Andrew Bowen, Claire Trageser

San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep, who was censured by the state Commission on Judicial Performance and rated as "lacking qualifications" by the San Diego County Bar Association, secured the most votes in the June 5 primary, at 31.6 percent.

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Incumbent Bill Gore Keeps His Seat As San Diego County Sheriff

June 5
By Claire Trageser

San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore has likely kept his seat. With all precincts reporting, he has 56 percent of the vote, trailed by Dave Myers at 43 percent.

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San Diego Council President Cole Keeps Narrow Lead, Moreno Advances To Runoff

June 6
By City News Service

Political staffer Vivian Moreno will head to November's general election race for the San Diego City Council District 8 seat, but two candidates were in a dead heat for the second spot on the ballot.

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Four State Ballot Propositions Approved Include Money For Water, Parks

June 6
By City News Service

The propositions approved by voters include a $4 billion bond measure to fund parks, water quality and flood-protection projects.

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Results Are Tight For Both National City Term Limit Measures

June 5
By Jade Hindmon

With all precincts reporting, the yes on National City’s Measure B has 50.6 percent of the vote, while the no side has 49.4 percent. Measure C, which keeps the current term limit on the mayor's office and applies the same limit to other elected positions, has 54.4 percent of the vote, while the no side has 45.6 percent.

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Hunter, Campa-Najjar Appear Headed To November Runoff For 50th Congressional District

June 5
By Jade Hindmon

With all precincts reporting, Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Republican, has 48.5 percent of votes, while Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar is in second place at 16.5 percent.

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Republican San Diego Business Owner Advances In California Governor Primary With Trump’s Help

June 6
By Associated Press

John Cox, a San Diego Republican business owner who has tried and failed for nearly two decades to win elected office, snagged a spot in the November runoff for California governor with the help of President Donald Trump.

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Republican Harkey Holding On To Lead In Race For 49th Congressional Seat

June 5
By Alison St John

Diane Harkey, a Republican, of Dana Point has taken the early lead in the race to replace Rep. Darrell Issa in the 49th Congressional District.

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Democrat Feinstein Wins California US Senate Primary

June 5
By Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein cruised to first place in California's primary on Tuesday in her bid for a fifth full term in Washington.

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Susan Davis Has Lead In Her Bid For 10th Term In Congress

June 5
By KPBS News

Democrat incumbent Susan Davis has taken an early lead in her bid to return to the House of Representatives.

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Moreno Takes Early Lead To Replace Alvarez In San Diego's 8th District

June 5
By Erik Anderson

The seat was opened up by termed-out incumbent David Alvarez.

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