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Nathan Fletcher
Lack of drama in San Diego mayor's race is welcome
Lack of drama in San Diego mayor's race is welcome

SAN DIEGO — After the headline-inducing sex scandal that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, the special election campaign to find a replacement has been mostly civil and frightfully earnest. With some policy differences at the margins, the four top candidates have all promised to improve neighborhood services, hire more police officers and streamline city government to help private industry create jobs. Many of the several dozen candidate forums ahead of Tuesday's vote have focused on improving the city's infrastructure, hardly a rallying cry to inflame voters. "So much of what's being discussed gets perceived as 'same old stuff,'" said...

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