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Roundtable: The California Primary In Perspective

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.

Chargers Submit Signatures To Qualify Stadium Measure For November ...

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.

Map: Breaking Down Tuesday's Election Results

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.

San Diego Voters Excited, Worried About November Presidential Elect...

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.

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

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.

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.

San Diego's Election Night In Photos

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.

Hickey, Elliott Headed For San Diego City Attorney Runoff

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.

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

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.

Republican Mayors Congratulate Faulconer For Winning Re-Election

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.

PolitiFact: Hillary Clinton Repeats Half True Claim Economy Does Be...

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.

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

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.

Rep. Scott Peters Advances To Runoff With Wide Lead

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.

Democrats Harris, Sanchez Advance To US Senate Runoff

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.

Democrat Bry Finishes First In Council District 1 Race, Faces Ellis...

Democrat Bry Finishes First In Council District 1 Race, Faces Ellis In Fall

June 7
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

High-tech entrepreneur Barbara Bry was just shy on Wednesday of the number of votes needed to claim a seat on the San Diego City Council, meaning she will have to compete in a November runoff election.

Flores, Gomez Will Vie In November For City Council District 9 Seat

Flores, Gomez Will Vie In November For City Council District 9 Seat

June 7
By Megan Burks, Claire Trageser

City Council District 9, which includes Kensington, City Heights and the College Area, will get its first Latino council member this year. The district was drawn to favor Latinos, but in the last City Council election it went to Councilwoman Marti Emerald.

San Diego's Minimum Wage Measure Wins Easily

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.

California Voters Sign Off On Lawmakers Cutting Peers' Pay

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.

Issa Faces Strong Challenger In November Runoff

Issa Faces Strong Challenger In November Runoff

June 7
By Erik Anderson, KPBS News

Republican incumbent Darrell Issa could face a strong challenge in November. With 100 percent of precincts counted, Issa captured 51 percent of the vote and attorney Doug Applegate garnered 45 percent.

San Diego Councilmen Kersey, Sherman Win Re-Election

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.

‘Rebuild San Diego’ Proposition Wins

‘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.

Candidates Vie For 3 San Diego Unified School Board Seats

Candidates Vie For 3 San Diego Unified School Board Seats

June 7
By Susan Murphy, City News Service

Three contests for the San Diego Unified School District board are on Tuesday's ballot. The district is the second largest in the state, serving 130,000 students at more than 225 campuses.

Southwest Chula Vista Votes For City Council Representative

Southwest Chula Vista Votes For City Council Representative

June 7
By Jean Guerrero

Voters in southwestern Chula Vista are choosing a new representative for City Council District 4 in what will be the city's first district elections.

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

June 7
By KPBS News

After months of debates, rallies and political ads, the California primary election is here. Democrats will decide between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, San Diegans will vote for mayor, some North County voters will cast ballots for county supervisor. And there's more.

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San Diego's Former U.S. Attorney Defends Judge Against Trump Bias Allegations

June 6
By Steve Walsh

Gregory Vega, the former U.S. attorney for San Diego, has known U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel since the two met in the ninth grade. They grew up together in East Chicago, Indiana.