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San Diego Mayor-Elect Gloria Discusses Challenges Ahead

San Diego Mayor-elect Todd Gloria is pictured in a photo on Nov. 11, 2020.
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San Diego Mayor-elect Todd Gloria is pictured in a photo on Nov. 11, 2020.
San Diego's Mayor-Elect Todd Gloria joined Midday Edition on Wednesday to discuss his plans as San Diego's next mayor.

Perhaps the kindest word to describe the situation the city of San Diego faces in the next few months and years is challenging.

A still raging pandemic, an economy disrupted by coronavirus, the complex issues of police reform and racial justice exist on top of the long-term issues of housing and homelessness, sustainable development and climate change facing San Diego.

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Those are the issues now facing San Diego’s new Mayor-elect Todd Gloria. He will be sworn in as San Diego's next mayor on Dec. 10.

Gloria joined Midday Edition on Wednesday.