Motivated by a high-profile presidential primary, San Diegans came out to the polls for a primary contest that featured races up and down the ballot.

Check out our dispatches from North County, City Council District 1 and City Council District 3 to see what voters told us about what motivated them.

Here are a few choice shots of the democratic process under way. We’ll update with more as the night unfolds.

All photos by Jamie Scott Lytle.


City Council candidate Barbara Bry and Daniel Aberasturi talk with Bettie Sheperd as part of get-out-the-vote efforts on Election Day.


City Council candidate Ray Ellis makes some last-minute calls to voters.


City attorney candidate Robert Hickey, right, works a call bank.


Voters cast ballots at Mission Bay Montessori Academy.

Sara Libby was VOSD’s managing editor until 2021. She oversaw VOSD’s newsroom and content.

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