Democratic Party calls for Filner to resign

Democratic Party calls for Filner to resign

[trib_ndn vid=24974672]SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Democratic Central Committee voted in favor of asking San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to step down Thursday evening.

The Committee Thursday evening held a second special meeting to discuss the allegations against Filner. Thirty-four members supported a motion for Filner to step down, while six voted against the motion.

Chair Francine Busby issued a statement that said, in part, “We respect the legal process that is now unfolding and believe that the Mayor and his accusers will have their fair hearing. We are not here to determine guilt or innocence. However, in the best interest of the city, the San Diego County Democratic Party has voted to ask Mayor Filner to step down, seek the personal help that he needs, and allow San Diego to move forward.”

The committee changed it’s stance from last week’s three hour, closed-door discussion where members came out…

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