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Update: City Attorney Candidate Hickey's Voting Records

Robert Hickey, left, and Mara Elliott speak at Politifest at San Diego State University, Sept. 24, 2016.
MILAN KOVACEVIC
Robert Hickey, left, and Mara Elliott speak at Politifest at San Diego State University, Sept. 24, 2016.

Update: City Attorney Candidate Hickey's Voting Records
Before the June election, KPBS looked into what elections local candidates had missed, but City Attorney candidate Robert Hickey’s records weren't public because he's a deputy district attorney. Now, he's released his records.

Before the June election, KPBS looked into what elections local candidates had missed, but City Attorney candidate Robert Hickey’s records weren't public because he's a deputy district attorney and part of the confidential voter program.

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Now, Hickey's campaign has released his records to KPBS.

They show the Republican candidate missed five out of 29 elections since 1996. That includes presidential primaries in 2004 and 2008, and a special San Diego election in 2006 when Kevin Faulconer ran against Lorena Gonzalez for City Council.

Here's the full list:

  • Statewide special election: 5/19/2009
  • Presidential primary: 2/5/2008
  • San Diego special election, 2nd Council District: 1/10/2006
  • Presidential primary: 3/2/2004
  • Special election, library ordinance: 3/2/1999

(Records back to 1996.)

His opponent Democrat Mara Elliott missed one election:

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  • San Diego special election, 6th Council District: 4/17/2001

(Records back to 1996.)

In a statement, Hickey said:

"I'm proud of my voting record, making it to 87 percent of elections while raising two small children and managing a busy legal career."

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