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Roundtable: San Diego Votes

A worker at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters checks a mail-in ballot ...

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Above: A worker at the San Diego County Registrar of Voters checks a mail-in ballot for errors in this Oct. 16, 2020 photo.

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What the latest polling tells us about San Diego's top races, the San Diego Union-Tribune explains its election endorsements and voters prepare to give President Trump four more years or end the MAGA movement.

Aired: October 30, 2020 | Transcript

San Diego's Political Future

In the race for mayor, San Diego might go in a more progressive direction under Todd Gloria. At the county level, if Tara Lawson-Remer unseats Kristin Gaspar, democrats would hold a majority of seats on the county board. Voice of San Diego recently polled both races. Andrew Keatts talks to us about the results in the final days of the 2020 campaign.

RELATED: Mayoral Candidates Bry and Gloria Are Two Democrats With Differing Views On City’s Top Issues

The Endorsements

The San Diego Union-Tribune has issued a full slate of endorsements and is retooling its operations for a COVID-era election night. We talk with opinion and editorial director Matt Hall about the paper’s endorsement process, the importance of endorsements in today’s media environment and how COVID-19 has changed how we’re reporting on this election.

RELATED: How To Use The KPBS General Election Voter Guide

Four More Years, Or The End For The MAGA Movement?

KPBS will have a special night of coverage for election results. Amita Sharma will be co-anchoring and joins us to talk about the biggest storylines in the final days for voters, and takes a look at how politics have changed in America under President Donald Trump.

RELATED: Final NPR Electoral Map: Biden Has The Edge, But Trump Retains Narrow Path

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