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The San Diego Democratic Party has got to be—and should be—kicking itself in the ass for not getting off said duff earlier to mount a strong mayoral campaign against incumbent Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

A story is circulating that Ricardo Flores, chief of staff to retiring City Councilmember Marti Emerald and the hand-picked successor in District 9, is the payoff in a deal with Latino leaders that had Emerald serving just one term in this ... more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 AM News

Chris Ward came out at age 21 to his Phi Kappa Psi brothers at Johns Hopkins University. Now 39, he’s aiming to become the fourth member of San Diego’s LGBT fraternity to represent District 3 on the city council. more

Feb 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

Easier access to the voting booth, Voter ID and race-based voter discrimination are all very important issues. It’s highly unlikely, however, that you’ll hear incumbent politicians discussing root causes of the voter apathy sweeping the nat... more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Major challenges ahead for San Diego’s progressive movement After progressive former Mayor Bob Filner’s scandal-driven resignation on Aug. 23, 2013, conservatives seized the day. more

Oct 21, 2015 12:00 AM News

California’s revolutionary top-two nonpartisan system, adopted as Proposition 14 in 2010, is not revolutionary at all. In fact, it’s almost the exact system we have had in San Diego for a long, long time—except for two critical differences ... more

Oct 21, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Let's deal immediately with the unsightly elephant in the room: Dwayne Crenshaw, one of two candidates for the vacant City Council District 4 seat up for grabs in a May 21 special election, is backed by the Lincoln Club of San Diego County,... more

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM News & Opinion

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Oct 18, 2010 12:00 AM News

The local Republican Party fought hard for Lorie Zapf, and she repaid the favor by coming in first place in a five-person race in the primary election for the District 6 City Council seat that Donna Frye must vacate at the end of the year b... more

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM News & Opinion

The race for Uptown's open seat has begun more

Oct 2, 2007 12:00 AM News

You have to be crazy to vote for this guy more

Oct 2, 2007 12:00 AM Sordid Tales

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