Three well-known Democrats are calling on Mayor Bob Filner to resign just seven months after he became San Diego’s first progressive mayor in about two decades.
In a Tuesday letter first published by KPBS, former Councilwoman Donna Frye accused Filner of sexually harassing more than one woman and called on a mayor she once supported – and worked for – to resign. Environmental attorneys Cory Briggs and Marco Gonzalez also urged Filner to step down.
The three are planning to hold a press conference Thursday morning and have said they won’t detail their accusations until then.
Here are some of the questions we’ll be trying to answer in coming days.