Labor and community groups successfully sponsored Measure K, which will require the top two candidates in the June primary to face a runoff in November, when the electorate more accurately reflects the progressive tilt of our region. This victory, more than that of any single candidate, will change the face of city government.

Scott Lewis and Will Carless recap the election.

During mayoral candidate Bob Filner’s time in Congress, he’s delivered time and again for veterans and his constituents. But he’s also seen his effectiveness blunted because of personality clashes.