When a second staffer for Carl DeMaio’s congressional campaign came forward with sexual harassment allegations, it was devastating for the candidate. As DeMaio works to rebuild his reputation, his defense hinges on a broken urinal.
When, exactly, Bosnich left Carl DeMaio’s team has become one of the central mysteries to emerge in the scandal that consumed the 52nd District race. The biggest problem with Bosnich’s story is his own timeline.
A campaign culture built on shared online identities is central to both DeMaio and his accuser’s story of what happened.
Either DeMaio and his aides are lying, or his accusers are. Our first step in getting to the bottom of it all: clarifying what role Peters played in this scandal.
There are roughly 28,000 ballots left to count, but most prognosticators say the Democratic representative is now the heavy favorite.
As the night wore on Democratic Rep. Scott Peters gained ground against Republican challenger Carl DeMaio, but they’re still separated by less than a single percentage point.
San Diegans voice their votes in Clairemont Mesa, a neighborhood that’s part of the hotly contested District 6 City Council race.
It’s a tough race for Scott Peters, old people are voting and we could know the results pretty early Tuesday night.
Several former staffers of congressional candidate Carl DeMaio said they’d ever seen or heard of him doing anything like what another ex-staffer, Todd Bosnich, alleges. But they all acknowledge he can be an extremely difficult person to serve, and some are no longer supporting him because of the way they were treated.
There’s a lot to try to make sense of here. Here are three key points to keep in mind.