Crowdpac, a new site launching in several cities across the country, has generated some attention for its sometimes strange rankings of the most liberal and conservative local politicians. But what’s most interesting about the site is how it plans to make money. It is trying to do to local politics what Kickstarter did to startups.
Chula Vista City Councilman-Elect John McCann, who won by two votes, claimed the costly recount process validates the original winner 90 percent of the time.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, Scott Lewis and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia explain how one group of voters can swing the 52nd Congressional District race for Rep. Scott Peters or Carl DeMaio.
The big issues to emerge from Cate’s win are that control of the Council is now in play in 2016,Council Republicans can now force an issue onto the docket and what type of councilman Cate will become beyond his voting record.
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.
The big question of the night is whether DeMaio will hold on.
Voters in Rancho Peñasquitos and Point Loma were less excited than they were nagged by civic duty.
San Diegans voice their votes in Clairemont Mesa, a neighborhood that’s part of the hotly contested District 6 City Council race.
San Diegans trickle into the voting booths, plus Chris Cate, Carol Kim, Rep. Scott Peters and more.
It’s a tough race for Scott Peters, old people are voting and we could know the results pretty early Tuesday night.