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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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DA Campaign Spending Kicks Into High Gear As June Primary Nears

May 10
By Michael Lipkin

A political action campaign supporting San Diego County District Attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright spent more than $400,000 last week on TV commercials, mailers and digital ads to support the Democratic candidate, about twice what another PAC spent to back interim DA and Republican Summer Stephan.

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Four Candidates Running For District 8 San Diego City Council Seat

May 10
By Erik Anderson

The race for the eighth district council seat will bring a new face to the San Diego City Hall.

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District 6 Council Candidates Outline Plans On Housing, Sewage Pipeline, Homelessness

May 9
By Susan Murphy

The District 6 San Diego City Council campaign trail is heating up in the final sprint to the June primary election. The candidates seek to replace incumbent Chris Cate, actively participating in forums and debates.

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Vivian Moreno Wants More Housing, Transit Options In District 8

May 9
By Michael Lipkin

Vivian Moreno is a council representative for incumbent city councilman David Alvarez. She is one of three leading candidates seeking to replace him.

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Shamus Sayed Says 50th District Needs An 'Outsider'

May 9
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Republican Bill Shamus Sayed is running to represent the 50th District in the House of Representatives. Sayed is a businessman who owns San Diego-based Interpreters Unlimited.

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Politics 101: How Do You Know Your Mail-In-Ballot Was Counted?

May 8
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The California gubernatorial primary this year is June 5, but that’s not the only date that’s important. There are other deadlines to keep in mind that could determine whether you get to vote, or if your vote will count.

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Billionaire Soros Pumps $400K Into DA’s Race To Get Jones-Wright Elected

May 8
Jill Castellano/inewsource

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has spent $402,000 to support San Diego County district attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright. That’s more than double what the deputy public defender has fundraised for her own campaign.

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Chula Vista's Measure A Asks For A Sales Tax Bump To Fund Public Safety

May 8
By Claire Trageser

Two years after voters approved Measure P, a 10-year half-cent sales tax increase to fund infrastructure improvements, city leaders are returning with a request for another half-cent sales tax increase to hire more police and fire personnel.

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Three Candidates Challenge Incumbent In San Diego's District 4 Council Race

May 8
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego City Council District 4 race features an incumbent running for re-election against three challengers.

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Sheriff Gore Defends Response To Jail Suicides, Deputy Sexual Harassment Claims

May 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Michael Lipkin

Sheriff Bill Gore, a Republican whose law enforcement career spans more than 40 years, is running against Dave Myers, a Democrat and 33-year veteran of the San Diego Sheriff's Department.

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San Diego DA Candidates Spar Over Police Shooting Investigations, Leadership

May 7
By Jade Hindmon, Michael Lipkin

San Diego County's top law prosecutor will be one of the only elected positions filled in June, with only two candidates vying to be the region's district attorney.

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Council Candidates Talk Vacation Rentals, Homelessness In District 2 Race

May 7
By Susan Murphy

With the June 5 primary election fast approaching, six candidates vying to unseat incumbent Lorie Zapf in the race for San Diego City Council District 2 are pushing hard in the home stretch.

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Mail Ballots For June Primary Are On The Way To San Diego Voters

May 7
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters is mailing the ballots Monday. People who vote by mail can expect to start getting ballots on Tuesday or Wednesday.

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California GOP Divided Over Governor In Tough Election Year

May 7
By Associated Press

California Republicans desperate to break a long losing streak are betting that anger over higher gas taxes and illegal immigration will give their candidates an edge in races for governor and other marquee offices this year.

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How To Use The KPBS Voter Guide

May 7
By Claire Trageser

KPBS has created an online Voter Guide to help you navigate candidates, ballot measures and polling locations for the upcoming primary election on June 5th.