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Council member Barbara Bry files in San Diego Mayor’s race

Council member Barbara Bry files in San Diego Mayor’s race

La Jolla resident, Democrat and District 1 City Council representative Barbara Bry filed a candidate intention statement to run for San Diego Mayor in the 2020 election last week.

If elected, Bry would be San Diego’s third female mayor since the office began in 1850 (fourth if you count Toni Atkin’s four-and-a-half month term as interim mayor following Dick Murphy’s resignation in 2005).

As of La Jolla Light’s Tuesday deadline, J’Erer Evans of Hillcrest, Cedric Greene of the College Area and Rich Riel (of an unknown San Diego neighborhood) had also filed candidate intention statements with the City Clerk.

Incumbent Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a Republican,...

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