San Diego City Council to appoint new member
SAN DIEGO — The City Council is scheduled Monday to appoint one of 20 candidates to fill a vacancy in council District 2, which was represented by Kevin Faulconer until he was sworn in as mayor last month.
The list of contenders had been 19 until Friday, when attorney Bryan Pease won a court judgement that forced the City Clerk’s office to accept his application.
The city contended that Pease failed to register to vote at his Ocean Beach residence — where he has lived for about one year — until two days after the deadline imposed by the city’s Municipal Code.
The lawyer, best known for his involvement in the long-running Children’s Pool controversy in La Jolla, argued that he lived in the district previously for about three years and was registered to vote during that time.
The city requirement is that a candidate be…
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