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  • San Diego has a new mayor-elect. Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer is taking the post after winning a special election.
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  • Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official, is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Neel Kashkari has announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown.
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  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner appears at his sentencing hearing on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been sentenced to three months home detention and three years probation.
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  • The California State Capitol building is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, son of Mark Ridley-Thomas, won a special election to the state Assembly on Tuesday.
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  • Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly has announced his 2014 bid for California governor against Gov. Jerry Brown.
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  • Wendy McCammack talks to Eyewitness News on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.
  • The city of San Bernardino, which has been rocked by scandals and bankruptcy, got a surprise from voters.
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  • San Diego Mayor Bob Filner appears in an undated file photo.
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and released on charges of false imprisonment and battery Saturday.
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  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner appears at an arraignment hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to charges of felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery.
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  • The Palmdale Council Chamber is seen in this undated file photo.
  • The city of Palmdale says it will seek an emergency appeal of a judge's decision to cancel the city council election.
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  • The Palmdale Council Chamber is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A judge issued an injunction to cancel Palmdale's election, ruling the city's ballot method short-changes minorities.
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  • San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer speaks at a SDSU rally in downtown on February 25, 2011.
  • San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer announced Wednesday he's running for mayor in the November special election.
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  • San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria announced Tuesday he won't seek the job in a special election to replace the disgraced Bob Filner.
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  • Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka announced Thursday he is running for sheriff of Los Angeles County.
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  • A new face jumped into the race for LA County Sheriff Wednesday: Retired Sheriff's Commander Robert Olmsted.
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  • George McDonald (left) is seen in a heated exchange with NYC mayoral rival Anthony Weiner (right) at an AARP forum Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
  • NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner called a rival 'Grandpa' during a heated confrontation at an AARP forum.
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  • Nury Martinez talks to Eyewitness News in Sun Valley on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
  • Nury Martinez has won the runoff election for the Los Angeles City Council 6th District seat in the San Fernando Valley.
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  • Nury Martinez talks to Eyewitness News in Sun Valley on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.
  • Nury Martinez has won the runoff election for the Los Angeles City Council 6th District seat in the San Fernando Valley.
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  • Two people admitted to making illegal contributions to L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's 2009 reelection campaign.
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  • Aja Brown, a candidate for Compton mayor, speaks with Eyewitness News in this undated file photo.
  • Compton's former mayor has lost his bid for re-election, as the city is close to voting in newcomer Aja Brown to the post.
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  • Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti meets with outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the Getty House in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
  • Eric Garcetti is weeks away from taking office, but on Thursday, he was at the Getty House to meet with Mayor Villaraigosa.
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  • Eric Garcetti is shown raising his hands behind a podium in thsi May 2013 photo.
  • City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.
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  • Eric Garcetti is shown raising his hands behind a podium in thsi May 2013 photo.
  • City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become the next mayor of Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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  • Los Angeles voters at cast ballots on Election Day on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • The mayoral race ever in this city&with around $33 million spent to convince you to vote. Yet&it had one of the smallest voter turn outs ever.
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  • Eric Garcetti is shown raising his hands behind a podium in thsi May 2013 photo.
  • City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.
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  • Eric Garcetti is seen on election night on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.
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  • Carmen Trutanich, left, and Mike Feuer, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Election Day on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • Former Assemblyman Mike Feuer defeated incumbent Carmen Trutanich in the race for Los Angeles city attorney.
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  • Ron Galperin (left) and Dennis Zine (right) are seen in these undated file photos.
  • Attorney Ron Galperin beat termed-out Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine in the race for city controller.
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  • Eric Garcetti, left, and Wendy Greuel, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • With a close race predicted for the two candidates vying for the seat of mayor of Los Angeles, every vote will count.
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  • A man casts his ball ballot on Election Day in the city of Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • Despite expensive, high-profile campaigns for Los Angeles mayor, voter turnout is expected to be close to a historic low.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel in an interview with Eyewitness News on Election Day, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • Wendy Greuel was stumping for votes on Election Day, when Angelenos would choose a new mayor.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti in an interview with Eyewitness News on Election Day, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
  • Eric Garcetti was calling on undecided voters to turn out to the poll to elect the next mayor of Los Angeles.
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  • Eric Garcetti, left, and Wendy Greuel, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • With a close race predicted for the two candidates vying for the seat of mayor of Los Angeles, every vote will count.
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  • Eric Garcetti, left, and Wendy Greuel, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • After many campaign ads and speeches, the battle for Los Angeles mayor moves from the candidates to the voters.
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  • Eric Garcetti, left, and Wendy Greuel, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • The two Los Angeles mayoral candidates were up early Monday, trying to earn more votes in the last day before the election.
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  • Eric Garcetti, left, and Wendy Greuel, right, talk to Eyewitness News on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • The two LA mayoral candidates were up early Monday, giving their last pitches to voters, who hit the poles Tuesday.
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  • Wendy Greuel, left, and Eric Garcetti, right, meet with voters on Monday, May 20, 2013.
  • The two LA mayoral candidates were up early Monday, giving their last pitches to voters, who hit the poles Tuesday.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti speak to Eyewitness News in this May 2013 photo.
  • The two Los Angeles mayoral candidates were up early Monday, trying to earn more votes in the last day before the election.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti targeted churchgoers Sunday, May 19, 2013, ahead of Tuesdays election.
  • Los Angeles' two mayoral candidates both targeted churchgoers Sunday ahead of Tuesday's election.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti targeted churchgoers Sunday, May 19, 2013, ahead of Tuesdays election.
  • Los Angeles' two mayoral candidates both targeted churchgoers Sunday ahead of Tuesday's election.
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  • Ron Galperin (left) and Dennis Zine, candidates for Los Angeles city controller, in interviews with Eyewitness News in May 2013.
  • Ron Galperin and Dennis Zine are making their cases for Los Angeles voters to elect one as the next city controller.
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  • Ron Galperin (left) and Dennis Zine, candidates for Los Angeles city controller, in interviews with Eyewitness News in May 2013.
  • Ron Galperin and Dennis Zine are making their cases for Los Angeles voters to elect one as the next city controller.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti, right, and Wendy Greuel, right, are seen at events in Los Angeles Saturday, May 18, 2013.
  • Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are hoping some last minute door-knocking will help get undecided voters to the polls.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti, right, and Wendy Greuel, right, are seen at events in Los Angeles Saturday, May 18, 2013.
  • Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are hoping some last minute door-knocking will help get undecided voters to the polls.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel, left, and Eric Garcetti, right, are seen at events in Los Angeles Friday, May 17, 2013.
  • Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are trying to get out their messages to voters, while dealing with attack ads.
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election, politics, carlos granda
  • Los Angeles mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel, left, and Eric Garcetti, right, are seen at events in Los Angeles Friday, May 17, 2013.
  • Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti are trying to get out their messages to voters, while dealing with attack ads.
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  • Los Angeles mayoral race candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel comment on a number of negative ads targeting Latino voters on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
  • A number of negative ads targeting Latino voters have surfaced in the last four days of the Los Angeles mayoral race.
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election, politics, carlos granda
  • Los Angeles mayoral race candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel comment on a number of negative ads targeting Latino voters on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
  • A number of negative ads targeting Latino voters have surfaced in the last four days of the Los Angeles mayoral race.
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  • Former Assemblyman Mike Feuer, left, and Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, right, talk to Eyewitness News outside a radio station in Inglewood on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
  • At a radio station in Inglewood, Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich and his challenger met one last time.
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  • Former Assemblyman Mike Feuer, left, and Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich, right, talk to Eyewitness News outside a radio station in Inglewood on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
  • At a radio station in Inglewood, Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich and his challenger met one last time.
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  • Both candidates campaigned Wednesday for Latino votes. There's also new controversy over attack ads.
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