San Diego Rostra has obtained new poll results that place Bob Filner and Carl DeMaio in a virtual tie for the lead in the race to become San Diego’s next mayor followed by Nathan Fletcher.
“With an aggressive, well-funded campaign Filner is poised to advance in the San Diego Mayoral Race,” a two-page Feb. 29 memo highlighting the poll results says.
As the only Democrat among the Big 4, Filner has played the content card while the three Republicans — DeMaio, Fletcher and Bonnie Dumanis — do battle. And that battle has mostly involved DeMaio and Fletcher.
Fletcher’s campaign is very well-funded and well-organized. His problem continues to be name ID, but that will change as he invests in TV ads and other promotions.
Does Fletcher overtake Filner and square off with DeMaio in November? What does this poll say about Dumanis and her chances in June? Her campaign has struggled to match the momentum of the DeMaio and Fletcher campaigns.
Here are the key results: