Bob Filner shares his plans as San Diego's next mayor in a KPBS interview. Carl DeMaio concedes in a wistful press conference.
The candidates for San Diego mayor made a final pitch to voters today.
Recent polls on the San Diego mayor’s race are all over the map. But a local professor says you should take the results with a grain of salt.
There’s new Survey USA poll out today from 10News. It shows Democratic Congressman Bob Filner continues to hold a lead over Republican City Councilman Carl DeMaio in the San Diego mayor’s race.
Verbal sparring in San Diego's mayoral campaign broke out today over whether the city should take out bonds that would amortize its $2.2 billion pension debt, which would spread payments over a longer period of time but reduce the annual cost.
The two candidates to be San Diego’s next mayor continued their tradition of mudslinging and negativity in a debate Monday hosted by KPBS and San Diego State University’s School of Public Affairs.
While he’s been running for mayor this year, Congressman Bob Filner has missed voting on well more than half the votes in the House, more than any other California congressional member.
Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio said he met with U-T owner Doug Manchester only once. His personal calendar shows otherwise.
With about a month to go until Election Day, the candidates to be San Diego's next mayor are working hard to get their message out. They’re trying to make that message as moderate as possible, even though both candidates are firmly tied to their parties.
Carl DeMaio and Bob Filner went head-to-head in one of the many mayoral debates before the November election. Watch the full debate here.
If all politics is local, all fundraising isn’t. Councilman Carl DeMaio headed north to Orange County last week to raise money for his mayoral campaign in San Diego.
Candidates for Mayor of San Diego
Above: Carl DeMaio
San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio has maintained a high profile ever since he was first elected to office in 2008. He’s currently vying to be San Diego’s next mayor. But that would mean he’d be leading the very employees he often rails against.
Above: Bob Filner
Congressman Bob Filner of the 51st district has a shot at being San Diego’s first elected Democratic mayor in nearly 30 years. Filner draws support from union members, but he’s facing an electorate divided over the benefits city workers receive.