These were the most-read stories for the week of Nov. 5-11.

1. DeMaio Never Had a Shot 

Carl DeMaio’s ability to rouse taxpayer anger at unions fueled his rise but ultimately kept him out of the mayor’s office.

2. DeMaio Concedes in Mayor’s Race 

Carl DeMaio concedes the race at a Wednesday morning press conference.

3. Morning Report: Democrats Rout 

A big night for local Democrats and school boosters, the day in photos and fun moments, and a light that lingers.

4. The Engaged Voter’s Election Guide 

We provide background and links on the biggest local and statewide races, all in one place.

5. City Gives Out Raises Despite Pay Freeze 

Pension initiative passed in June limits across-the-board pay hikes, but the provisions might not apply to nonunion workers.

6. Early Results: DeMaio, Lightner On Top 

Both races are close.

7. A Changing City Picks Filner for Mayor 

The Democratic congressman said San Diego’s politics hadn’t kept up with its evolving demographics. But Filner’s lack of specific ideas make it hard to tell how he’ll lead the city.

8. San Diego’s Top Prosecutors Don’t Like the New Mayor 

How awkward will it get after the DA, U.S. attorney and city attorney tried to keep Bob Filner out of the Mayor’s Office?

9. San Diego’s Top 9 to Watch Tuesday 

The top Election Day contests worth watching from a San Diego point of view.

10. Morning Report: Alright Bob Filner, Whatcha Got? 

Close races remain, Vargas election is a first, DeMaio’s future, school bond fracas and Chargers got a grip.

Dagny Salas is the web editor at Voice of San Diego. You can contact her directly at or 619.550.5669.

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Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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