It’s been a long 10 weeks since San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resigned. Four main candidates have emerged in the Nov. 19 special election to replace him. In the week before the big day, we’ll tell you what you need to know about them. Up first is former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher.
Seen and Heard
Here’s a video introduction to Fletcher:
And Fletcher’s appearance on VOSD Radio:
The Pitch to Voters
Fletcher’s a dealmaker who can best mix San Diego’s penchant for electing moderate mayors with its growing progressive influence.
Three Big Issues
Fletcher argues his history shows he’s the best one to actually get stuff accomplished as mayor. He points to high-profile legislation he wrote, such as Chelsea’s Law, and big deals he made with Govs. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown.
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