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Sanders Drops 2020 Bid, Leaving Biden As Likely Nominee

April 8
By Associated Press

Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, has ended his presidential bid.

San Diego mayoral candidates Barbara Bry and To...

It's Official: Next San Diego Mayor Will Be A Democrat

April 3
By Claire Trageser

The election results have been finalized, and state Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Councilwoman Barbara Bry will face each other in the runoff this November.

Property tax drop box in downtown San Diego.

Backers Of California Tax Initiative To Repeal Part Of Prop. 13 Submit 1.7 Million Signatures

April 2
Adam Beam / Associated Press

The campaign needs 997,139 verified signatures to qualify the amendment for the November ballot. But by turning in so many signatures, it nearly guarantees the amendment will be qualified.

San Diego County Democratic Party chairman Will...

Several Local Democrats Sickened With Virus, Election Gatherings Could Be Source

March 25
By Claire Trageser

It now appears that the days before and after the March 3 primary were the beginning of a COVID-19 outbreak that's so far struck four members of the local Democratic Party.

San Diego mayoral candidates Barbara Bry and To...

Bry Appears Headed To Runoff With Gloria In San Diego Mayor's Race

March 19
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Councilwoman Barbara Bry has overtaken Councilman Scott Sherman for second place in the race for San Diego mayor, meaning she will likely face Assemblyman Todd Gloria in a November runoff.

Barbara Bry speaking to Andrew Bowen at Golden ...

Barbara Bry Increases Lead Over Scott Sherman In Mayor's Race

March 18
By City News Service

The two candidates with the most votes will head to the general election in November, so depending on the final vote count, San Diego voters look likely to be choosing between Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Bry.

Barbara Bry speaking to Andrew Bowen at Golden ...

Bry Passes Sherman In Mayoral Race With Razor-Thin Margin

March 16
By City News Service

Bry currently leads Sherman by just nine votes out of 338,673 counted in the race so far — or .0026% of the vote.

Barbara Bry speaking to Andrew Bowen at Golden ...

Barbara Bry Narrows Gap With Scott Sherman In Mayoral Race

March 14
By City News Service

Councilwoman Barbara Bry made huge gains Friday, narrowing the gap with Councilman Scott Sherman in the race for second place in the San Diego mayoral primary election.

A crane stands at a housing construction site i...

Affordable Housing Bond Measure Moves Closer To Reality

March 11
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego City Council Members on Wednesday voted to keep alive a $900 million affordable housing bond proposed for the November ballot, as city leaders run out of other options for dealing with the city's homelessness crisis.

In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, Republican co...

Carl DeMaio Concedes To Darrell Issa In 50th Congressional Race

March 10
By Associated Press

A week after the March 3 primary election, Carl DeMaio has conceded to Darrell Issa in the runoff for in the 50th Congressional District race to replace former Congressman Duncan Hunter.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice P...

Joe Biden Wins Democratic Presidential Primary In Michigan

March 10
By Associated Press

This was a reversal of 2016 when Bernie Sanders scored an upset in Michigan that lent much-needed credibility to his primary challenge of Hillary Clinton.

Confetti drops down on supporters of Democratic...

Democratic Victories Raise Chances Of 8-1 Supermajority On San Diego City Council

March 9
By Andrew Bowen

Democrats in San Diego are eyeing an 8-1 supermajority on the city council after a slew of victories in the March 3 primary. The races in council districts 1, 3 and 9 saw only Democrats making the November runoff election. Districts 5 and 7 will have a Democrat facing off against a Republican.

Scott Sherman (center) speaks at the Republican...

Sherman Keeps Small Lead Over Bry In Battle For San Diego Mayoral Runoff

March 9
By KPBS Staff

San Diego City Councilman Scott Sherman retained a small lead over fellow Councilwoman Barbara Bry in Sunday vote totals. The two politicians are battling for the second spot in the San Diego mayoral runoff.

Tease photo for Business Report: Travel Industry Stru...

Business Report: Travel Industry Struggles With The Coronavirus Effect

March 6
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

Airlines scale back their flight schedules due to reduced demand amid the coronavirus outbreak, mortgage rates fall as a result of the Federal Reserve interest rate cut to boost the global economy and how the failure of Measure C will affect San Diego's convention business.

Scott Sherman (center) speaks at the Republican...

Uncalled Races Countywide Tighten as Ballots Continue to Be Counted

March 6
By City News Service

With the primary election in the rear-view mirror, a handful of races across San Diego County remain too close to call, and with 290,000 projected uncounted ballots according to the county registrar of voters, some late changes are within the realm of possibility.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice P...

Roundtable: March Primary Recap

March 6
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

Our panel parses the (partial) primary results pertinent to San Diego County for president, mayor of San Diego, 50th and 53rd Congressional Districts and Measures A, B and C.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie S...

Sanders' Focus On Latino Voters In California Pays Off

March 5
By Katie Orr

Sen. Bernie Sanders has made a big effort to reach out to Latino voters in California and it may have paid off for him in a primary win.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabet...

Warren Ends 2020 Presidential Bid After Super Tuesday Rout

March 5
By Associated Press

Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Thursday, according to a person familiar with her plans. The exit came days after the onetime front-runner couldn't win a single Super Tuesday state, not even her own.

City Council District 1 candidates Joe LaCava, ...

Joe LaCava Headed To San Diego City Council District 1 Runoff; Second Spot Still A Battle

March 4
By Andrew Bowen

With 350,000 ballots left to be counted countywide, it appears Democrat Joe LaCava has secured his seat in the November runoff.

John J. Montgomery Elementary School in Chula V...

Chula Vista School Bond To Build Affordable Housing For Teachers May Not Get Enough Votes To Pass

March 4
By Joe Hong

Measure M, the school bond to raise property taxes to build affordable housing and modernize classrooms in Chula Vista, appears not to have enough votes to pass Tuesday night.

Businessman Brian Maryott (left) and Rep. Mike ...

49th Congressional Incumbent Levin Likely To Face Tight Race Against Maryott In November

March 3
By Shalina Chatlani

The only two candidates will head to the general election in November.

San Diego City Council District 9 candidate Sea...

City Council D9 Candidate Barrios Headed To Runoff To Replace His Boss, Likely Against Elo

March 4
By Alexander Nguyen

Council President and D9 representative Georgette Gomez's former policy advisor Kelvin Barrios was headed toward the November runoff with just more than 30% of the vote while nonprofit executive Sean Elo, who was behind with 20.6%, was likely to join him.

Ammar Campa-Najjar, a candidate for the 50th Co...

In Contested 50th Congressional District, Campa-Najjar, Issa Appear Headed For Runoff

March 4
By Associated Press

A fight between Republicans has punctuated the race for the seat of disgraced California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter.

This map shows the North County location of the...

Voters Appear To Reject Measure B, North County Housing Proposal

March 3
By Erik Anderson

Results appear to show voters rejected a planned development north of Escondido.

Chabot Elementary School fourth grade teacher L...

Prop 13: Fate Unclear For $15 Billion California School Upgrade Bond

March 3
By Associated Press

The vote was too close to call Tuesday night for the only statewide measure on California's primary ballot: a $15 billion bond to repair and modernize aging schools, many of which are more than a half-century old and have issues ranging from leaky roofs and old wiring to toxic mold.

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