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Tease photo for Roundtable: San Diego's Response To Orlando Shooting

Roundtable: San Diego's Response To Orlando Shooting

June 17
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Thousands of San Diegans were drawn to vigils in Hillcrest on Sunday and Monday to honor and mourn those killed in Orlando, Florida.

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Get-Out-The-Vote Mural Goes Up In City Heights

June 16
By Megan Burks

KPBS has teamed up with The AjA Project and the Copley-Price Family YMCA to draw attention to the issue of voter turnout using the public mural that lets people share why they vote.

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San Diego To Consider Top-Two Primaries For All Elections

June 15
By City News Service

San Diego voters could decide this fall on a proposal to do away with outright victories by candidates who win a majority of votes in primary elections.

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San Diegans Working For Minimum Wage Will Get Raise In July

June 13
By Claire Trageser

San Diego voters overwhelming approved raising the $10-an-hour minimum wage. The registrar of voters now has 30 days to certify Tuesday's election results, and then the wage bump will take effect.

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PolitiFact California: Pants On Fire For Viral Rumor Bernie Sanders Won California

June 10
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

There’s no doubt Bernie Sanders ran a strong race in California. But a headline published by the online publication Justice Gazette stated: "Bernie Sanders Wins California Landslide But ⅔ of his Votes Aren’t Counted." PolitiFact checks this claim.

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SANDAG Inches Toward Earlier Funding For Public Transit

June 10
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego Association of Governments is continuing its discussion of a half-cent sales tax expected on the November ballot. Some board members and activists are pushing for more commitment to funding public transit projects sooner.

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Votes For City Council Candidate Barbara Bry Slip Slightly In Further Counting

June 10
By City News Service

San Diego City Council Barbara Bry, who came very close to winning a seat outright in Tuesday's primary election, saw her share of the vote slip a little in further counting Friday.

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Roundtable: The California Primary In Perspective

June 10
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

We've dug ourselves out from the blizzard of mailers, yard signs and TV commercials so we can focus on what the California primary means for the presidential race and — in San Diego — for the mayoral, city attorney and City Council contests.

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Chargers Submit Signatures To Qualify Stadium Measure For November Ballot

June 10
By KPBS News, City News Service

The Chargers said they delivered 110,786 signatures to the San Diego city clerk on Friday to get their stadium and convention center initiative on the November ballot.

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Map: Breaking Down Tuesday's Election Results

June 9
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

inewsource mapped six of the election's highest-profile contests so you can see how your neighborhood voted.

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San Diego Voters Excited, Worried About November Presidential Election

June 8
By Megan Burks, Tarryn Mento

Hillary Clinton’s claim on the Democratic nomination this week marked progress in American politics. But while many San Diego voters were proud to see a woman leading a presidential ticket, their outlook on the country was a little more complex.

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Primary Surprise: Did Issa's Support For Trump Hurt His Campaign?

June 8
By Erik Anderson

Even though Republican Darrell Issa outspent his opponent, Tuesday's primary race in the 49th Congressional District was much closer than observers expected. One political scientist says the incumbent's support for Donald Trump might have hurt him.

Tease photo for Democrat Chris Ward Wins Race To Replace Councilman Todd Gloria

Democrat Chris Ward Wins Race To Replace Councilman Todd Gloria

June 7
By Claire Trageser

The race to represent San Diego's central neighborhoods on the City Council has been fairly contentious, even though top candidates Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward are both Democrats and agree on most issues.

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San Diego's Election Night In Photos

June 8
By KPBS News

San Diego's politicos gathered in downtown San Diego Tuesday night to watch and celebrate as the results rolled in. See photos from the night here.

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Hickey, Elliott Headed For San Diego City Attorney Runoff

June 7
By Andrew Bowen, Claire Trageser

Deputy District Attorney Robert Hickey and Deputy City Attorney Mara Elliott led a five-way race for city attorney and will square off in a November runoff.

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Time To Back The Winner? Clinton, Trump Try To Unify Parties

June 8
By Associated Press

After a final batch of primary victories, Hillary Clinton is setting out to unite her fractured Democratic Party. Meanwhile, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is on damage control mode over his attacks on a Hispanic judge that had party leaders in fits.

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Republican Mayors Congratulate Faulconer For Winning Re-Election

June 7
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service, Laura Wingard

A group of Republican mayors congratulated San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer for winning re-election. The incumbent Republican easily defeated independent Lori Saldaña and Democrat Ed Harris.

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PolitiFact: Hillary Clinton Repeats Half True Claim Economy Does Better With Democrat In White House

June 8
By Chris Nichols / Capital Public Radio

Hillary Clinton recently said the nation's economy does better when a Democrat is in the White House. PolitiFact California found there are several caveats to that claim and rated it Half True.

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Supervisor Dave Roberts Says Encinitas Mayor ‘Doesn’t Have The Skills’

June 7
By Alison St John

With 100 percent of precincts reported — except for late mail and provisional ballots — Democratic Supervisor Dave Roberts has 39 percent and Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar has 34 percent.

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Rep. Scott Peters Advances To Runoff With Wide Lead

June 7
By Erik Anderson, KPBS News

Democratic incumbent Scott Peters has the majority of the vote, and looked set to run off against Republican challenger Denise Gitsham in November.

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Democrats Harris, Sanchez Advance To US Senate Runoff

June 7
By KPBS News, Associated Press

In a historic first, California voters Tuesday sent two minority women, both Democrats, to a November runoff for the state's open U.S. Senate seat.

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San Diego's Minimum Wage Measure Wins Easily

June 7
By Jean Guerrero, Claire Trageser

The battle over Proposition I — the measure to raise San Diego's minimum wage — was expected to be contentious but fizzled after a state law superseded it.

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California Voters Sign Off On Lawmakers Cutting Peers' Pay

June 7
By Associated Press

California voters on Tuesday gave state lawmakers the ability to suspend their colleagues' pay along with their voting power when legislators are accused of wrongdoing while in office.

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San Diego Councilmen Kersey, Sherman Win Re-Election

June 7
By Claire Trageser

The two Republican incumbents who represent City Council Districts 5 and 7 in San Diego won outright Tuesday and avoid November runoff elections.

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‘Rebuild San Diego’ Proposition Wins

June 7
By Tom Fudge

Rebuild San Diego — or Proposition H, as it's called on Tuesday's ballot — seeks to reverse the trend of city infrastructure falling apart.