Politifest 2016 Smart Local News Funded by Smart Local People

One of the biggest crowds at Politifest was at the debate over Measure C, the Chargers’ plan to build a convadium in East Village.

City Councilman Chris Cate, architect Rob Quigley and former San Diego Economic Development Corp. CEO Julie Meier-Wright argued against the measure; while Chargers adviser Marcela Escobar-Eck, the San Diego Stadium Coalition’s Jason Riggs and Save Our Bolts’ Thomas Powell made a case for it.

Download audio of the Measure C debate here.

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For more background, check out:

A Chargers Loyalty Test Courses Through San Diego Business Community, Lands at Mayor

Op-Ed: The Urbanist Case Against a Downtown Convadium

Op-Ed: The Convadium Is an Opportunity for San Diego to Do a Big Thing. We Should Take It.

Padres Chairman Lays Out Concerns with Chargers’ Plans

Op-Ed: The Convadium May Just Be a Con

A Hotel Tax Hike Has Been in the Chargers’ Playbook for a Long Time

East Village Developers Say an East Village Stadium Would Ruin East Village

Assembling the Properties for a Downtown Convadium Not Nearly the Obstacle It Seemed

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