Voice: Democrats Struggling to Muster Mayoral Candidates – By Scott Lewis
“The next election for mayor of the city of San Diego is 11 months away and nobody has stood up to challenge Mayor Kevin Faulconer – a fact that seems to be frustrating Democrats who not that long ago thought they had ushered in a new progressive majority in city politics.”
Times of San Diego: Faulconer, Sherman Report Significant Campaign Fundraising — by Chris Jennewein
“San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Councilman Scott Sherman on Wednesday reported significant fundraising for their 2016 re-election campaigns.”
Reader: Mayor wins big in spin and dollar wars — by Matt Potter
“Skeptics who predicted that the takeover of the Union-Tribune by Chicago’s Tribune Publishing wouldn’t really change San Diego’s big-money media and political culture may turn out to be right, judging from the latest proclamation by the GOP Lincoln Club.
“‘Communities United for Tomorrow’s Economy, a new political action committee supporting the re-election of Mayor Kevin Faulconer, raised $600,000 in the first month since its formation,’ says a July 1 news release posted on SDRostra.com.”