Council candidate says DeMaio pressured him to drop out

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San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio tried to pressure 7th District City Council candidate Rik Hauptfeld into ditching his campaign in an apparent effort at improving fellow Republican Scott Sherman’s chances of winning the seat, Hauptfeld said today in an exclusive interview with San Diego Rostra. DeMaio’s campaign manager, Ryan Clumpner, issued a statement denying the allegation. “He met with …