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Zapf Takes The Lead In City Council District 2 Race

A map shows San Diego City Council District 2, May 2018.
Susana Tsutsumi
A map shows San Diego City Council District 2, May 2018.

UPDATE: 12:30 a.m., June 5, 2018

Incumbent Lorie Zapf, a Republican, has taken a commanding lead over the six challengers also vying for the City Council District 2 seat.

She has 45.88 percent of the votes with 37 percent of precincts reporting. Democrat Jennifer Campbell is in second place with nearly 23 percent of the votes. Democrat Bryan Pease trails with 17.46 percent.


UPDATE: 9:10 p.m., June 5, 2018

With 9 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Lorie Zapf, a Republican, is in the lead with 46.67 percent of votes. Democrat Jennifer Campbell is trailing behind with 22.3 percent.

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Six candidates are vying to unseat incumbent Lorie Zapf in the race for San Diego City Council District 2.

Zapf, 59, a Republican who has served on the council since 2010, is hoping to secure a third term, allowed due to redistricting in 2012.


Her challengers are fellow Republican Kevin Melton and Democrats Jordan Beane, Jennifer Campbell, Randy Hahn, Bryan Pease and Daniel Smiechowski.

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Another potential candidate, Aaron Taylor, submitted papers for a write-in candidacy last week.

Some of the big issues in the beach and bay community, which includes Point Loma, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and western Clairemont, are homelessness, short-term vacation rentals, coastal height limits, a proposed sewage pipeline and aging infrastructure.

The top two candidates who make it through the June 5 primary will go on to the general election in November.