We’ve examined more than 30 bold claims surrounding San Diego’s mayoral election and two more recently landed in our Fact Check queue.

During a televised debate, City Councilman Carl DeMaio said San Diego has the eighth worst roads in the nation and they are expected to get worse under the city’s current maintenance plan.

At a candidates’ forum, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis claimed the racial and ethnic diversity of her employees reflects the residents they serve.

Are their claims true? Andrew Donohue and Scott Lewis explain our analyses and ratings in this edition of Fact Check TV.

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New episodes of Fact Check TV appear on NBC 7 San Diego every Friday during the 6 p.m. newscast and our website the following Monday. If you want us to Fact Check a claim, just send me an email explaining the statement and why it merits review.

Keegan Kyle is a news reporter for Voice of San Diego. He writes about local government, creates infographics and handles the Fact Check Blog. What should he write about next?

Please contact him directly at keegan.kyle@voiceofsandiego.org or 619.550.5668. You can also find him on Twitter (@keegankyle) and Facebook.

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    2 comments
    Will Wurth
    Will Wurth subscriber

    Att: Scott Lewis- Please shave your face and ditch the frumpy suit !!!

    mattwurth06
    mattwurth06

    Att: Scott Lewis- Please shave your face and ditch the frumpy suit !!!


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