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Blakespear holds wide lead for Encinitas mayor; Measure U out; Hubbard, Mosca council bound

Election Day. (Photo by Element5 Digital, Unsplash)
Victory in sight for Horvath in Assembly race; incumbents lead in school district races
November 7, 2018
Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear appears to hold a sound victory as Jody Hubbard and Joe Mosca are headed for the City Council, according to San Diego County Registrar of Voters results as of midday Nov. 7. Measure U is headed for defeat. Tasha Boerner Horvath retains her lead for the 76th District Assembly seat over Elizabeth Warren. Incumbents lead school board races.

Incumbent leading in by-region San Dieguito school board race

Incumbents also lead in Encinitas Union district contest
November 7, 2018
Incumbent Maureen "Mo" Muir led Tuesday’s vote for her seat on the San Dieguito Union High School District board in a new by-region voting system, according to county election results. Encinitas Union School District incumbents are also ahead.

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

The city sign at Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive is shown in this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)
Candidates say community focus is helpful but smaller blocs could affect outcomes more heavily; Encinitas council, San Dieguito school district also voting by region
November 5, 2018
The cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas are experiencing the effects of district city council elections for the first time. This is particularly significant in Districts 1 and 3 of Carlsbad since all six candidates would be new faces on the City Council.
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