Election 2022: A look at key local contests on the November ballot

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The ballot for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, includes several races and issues of key local interest in the La Jolla area. Here are highlights:

There are two candidates for San Diego school board Sub-District C on the Nov. 8 ballot: educator/parent Cody Petterson and educator/mom Becca Williams.

There are two candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot running for this four-year state Senate term: Democratic Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Republican small business owner Matt Gunderson.

There are two candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot running for a two-year term to represent this district: Democratic Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath and Republican CEO/financial adviser Dan Downey.

Republican business owner Corey Gustafson, who cofounded Dogleg Brewing Company, is challenging Democratic Rep. Scott Peters, who is seeking a sixth two-year term in the U.S. House of Representatives, in the redrawn 50th Congressional District.

San Diego Unified School District Measure U: $3.2 billion bond measure for facilities projects, affordable housing for employees and facilities designed for transitional kindergarten:

The Nov. 8 ballot proposal would help to build employee affordable housing, upgrade facilities for transitional kindergarten and improve school security, officials say.