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Election 2014

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San Diego's High-Profile Congressional Race: District 52

May 14
By Claire Trageser
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Considered a toss up by some, the 52nd District contest has one-term Democratic Rep. Scott Peters challenged by three Republicans: former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio, former Marine officer Kirk Jorgensen and surgeon Fred Simon.

San Diego Judicial Candidate Says Rights Violated When Billboards Removed

May 13
By Susan Murphy
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A San Diego judicial candidate said her free speech rights are being trampled. Billboards she bought last week calling her opponent a criminal were quickly taken down.

San Diego County Residents Have One Week Left To Register To Vote

May 12
By City News Service

For the June 3 primary election, San Diego County residents must postmark or deliver their forms to the registrar of voters no later than midnight May 19. The deadline to apply for a mail ballot is May 27.

Kashkari Versus Donnelly — Who Will Face Brown In The Race For Governor?

May 12
Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio
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It’s widely expected Gov. Jerry Brown will win re-election in November. But there’s still a fierce battle to be the Republican who challenges him.

Roundtable: Race For San Diego County District Attorney

May 9
Midday Edition
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On a special edition of The Roundtable, the candidates for San Diego County district attorney talk about prison realignment, the death penalty and other issues facing that office.

Judicial Candidate Accuses Judge Of Being A Criminal On Billboards

May 8
By Susan Murphy
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A normally little-noticed race for San Diego Superior Court judge has turned nasty. A challenger has placed four billboards around the county, calling the incumbent a criminal.

President Obama Completes San Diego Visit For La Jolla Fundraiser

May 8
By Susan Murphy, City News Service
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President Barack Obama has departed San Diego, where he attended a congressional fundraiser in La Jolla.

San Diego Voters Weigh Barrio Logan Zoning In Propositions B, C

May 6
By Claire Trageser
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San Diegans can cast ballots to uphold or undo the City Council's update of Barrio Logan's community plan in the June 3 primary.

Obama, Pelosi In La Jolla For Fundraiser At Qualcomm Co-Founder’s House

May 7
By City News Service
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President Barack Obama's West Coast swing began Wednesday in Los Angeles and continues Thursday in San Diego and then San Jose. Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be at a $10,000-a-person lunch at Irwin Jacobs' La Jolla home.

Supervisor Horn Seeks Sixth Term; Oceanside Mayor Hopes For An Upset

May 7
By Alison St John
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Bill Horn and his challenger, Jim Wood, are both Republicans, but they don't agree on most issues facing North County's 5th District.

Dumanis Challenged To Release Records In Chula Vista Political Probe

May 6
By Amita Sharma
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District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis' decision to delay releasing the records sought by KPBS was questioned Tuesday by her opponent in the DA's race and one of his supporters.

840,000 San Diego County Early Ballots Mailed Out For June Primary

May 5
By City News Service
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Registered voters in San Diego County can request a ballot by mail for the June 3 primary election until May 27.

Gubernatorial Primary Battle A Race To See Who Faces Gov. Brown

May 4
Juliet Williams / Associated Press
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The two who get the most votes in the June 3 primary, regardless of party affiliation, go on to the general election. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown seems assured of a spot, but who will join him is up for grabs.

California Voter Registration Website Now Available In 10 Languages

April 23
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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The state's voter registration website is now available in 10 languages. The question is, will those improvements to the website actually increase voter turnout in our increasingly multi-cultural state?

Ex-Chula Vista Councilman Wants DA To Release Emails

April 22
By Amita Sharma
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Former Chula Vista City Councilman Steve Castaneda called on District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis to release emails connected to his 2008 prosecution.

San Diego County DA Dumanis Lags In Fundraising Among Legal Professionals

April 22
By Joe Yerardi
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According to an inewsource analysis of campaign contributions data, challenger Bob Brewer is drawing four times as much money from San Diego-area lawyers than District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis.

David Alvarez Supporters Analyze Loss In San Diego Mayoral Runoff Election

April 14
By Jill Replogle
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San Diegans who pounded the pavement in hopes of bringing the city’s first Latino mayor into office gathered over the weekend to discuss why San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez lost the mayoral election last February.

Roundtable: San Diego's Olympic Dreams; Sailing into Trouble; District 6 Candidates

April 11
Midday Edition
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Some San Diegans want the city to host the 2024 Olympics. Others want the Chinese to fund local start-ups. The Kaufman family is on dry land and under heavy criticism. Candidates for City Council District 6 are already debating.

California Bill Ending San Diego SeaWorld Orca Shows Stalls

April 8
Associated Press
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A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it's dead for the year.

California Senate Erases Websites Of 3 Suspended Lawmakers

April 7
Associated Press

Over the weekend, the California Senate removed pictures, video clips and legislative archives belonging to three Democratic lawmakers entangled in ethical scandals.

Ron Nehring In Carlsbad For Lieutenant Governor Campaign

April 2
By City News Service
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A Republican candidate for California lieutenant governor visited Carlsbad on Wednesday to talk about proposals to remedy problems in the state capitol.

San Diego County’s System For Tracking Campaign Donations Called Outdated

April 1
By Joe Yerardi
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Open government advocates warn that San Diego County’s system for processing political candidates’ campaign finance reports makes it nearly impossible for the public to follow the money. But there’s a chance that could change soon.

California State Senator Arrested In FBI Raid

March 26
Associated Press
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California state Sen. Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday during a series of raids in the San Francisco Bay Area, the FBI said.

LGBT Activist Calls On Dumanis To Withdraw Support Of County Clerk's Re-Election Bid

March 14
By Amita Sharma
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A prominent LGBT activist calls the San Diego District Attorney's endorsement puzzling in light of her own struggles with efforts to outlaw gay marriages.

San Diego's Ethics Commission Seeks To Rein In Independent Committees

March 14
By Joe Yerardi
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In the wake of an $11 million mayor’s race, the San Diego City Ethics Commission is proposing a host of changes to local electioneering laws.