The Morning Report
San Diego news and info
you need to take on the day.

At Florence Elementary in Hillcrest, the opinions of voters leaving the balloting stations were decidedly different than those of District 7 voters I found in Del Cerro.

Name: Kerry Carney

Age: 47

Occupation: Independent Consultant

Neighborhood: Hillcrest

“Basically, I think it’s time for change. I supported Sanders last time and it’s time to throw the bums out. I voted for Francis because I’ve lived in San Diego for eight years and I’ve never lived anywhere where our city management is so incompetent and so corrupt. I also voted for Aguirre, because he’s shaking things up. He’s stepping on some toes, which isn’t always a bad thing.”

Name: Sascha Lopez

Age: 34

Occupation Registered Nurse

Neighborhood Hillcrest

“To be honest, I don’t really like Sanders, but nobody inspired me to think they’d do a better job.”

“I had a hard time choosing between Todd Gloria and Stephen Whitburn because they’re both such outstanding community leaders. I voted for Gloria because of the environemental stuff. The League of Conservation Voters endorsed him, but the Sierra Club endorsed Whitburn so it was hard.”

Name: Jon Silva

Age: 49

Occupation: Property Manager

Neighborhood: Mission Hills

“I voted for Stephen Whitburn because what I’ve seen and heard about him seems to be a step above the standard politician. He’s really progressive. Same thing with (Eric) Bidwell. He’s so off the charts from being a standard politician … When he said that Steve Francis was spending millions of dollars to convince people he’s not a Republican — that was classic.”

SAM HODGSON

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.