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This is the first in an occasional series documenting the top mayoral candidates as they hit the campaign trail.

City Councilman David Alvarez set his campaign for mayor into full swing on Saturday. Volunteers flooded his temporary campaign headquarters (his backyard) and fanned out across southeastern San Diego in search of support.

Along with Councilwoman Myrtle Cole, Alvarez hit Pop Warner football games at Lincoln High School, the Imperial Barber Shop, a music festival at Market Creek Plaza, St. Stephen’s Cathedral Church of God in Christ and the Sons and Daughters of Guam 60th anniversary.

Along the way, Alvarez met voters and collected signatures to get his name on the ballot (Alvarez needs 1,000 to qualify for the ballot without paying filing fees).

The day wrapped  back at Alvarez’s home, where his family had cooked up carne asada for volunteers and campaign staff.

All photos by Sam Hodgson.

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Sam Hodgson

Sam Hodgson is a freelance photojournalist and contributor to Voice of San Diego. You can contact him at samhodgsonphoto@gmail.com...

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