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San Diego elects a Democrat for mayor for the first time in 20 years

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's own political party Thursday called for the leader of the nation's eighth-largest city to resign as four more women identified themselves as targets of his sexual advances. (File photo: Bob Filner in Washington D.C. May 6, 2008).
Charles Dharapak
Committee chairman Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif., questions Veterans Affairs Secretary James Peake, not pictured, at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing regarding veterans' suicides on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 6, 2008. Filner was elected mayor of San Diego in 2012.

San Diego has elected its first Democratic mayor in two decades, signaling yet another sign of changing demographics. Congressman Bob Filner defeated Republican City Councilman Carl Demaio by just three percentage points.

San Diego has elected its first Democratic mayor in two decades, signaling yet another sign of changing demographics. Congressman Bob Filner defeated Republican City Councilman Carl Demaio by just three percentage points.

Joining us to talk about the shift in one of California's few Republican bastions is Liam Dillon, reporter for the Voice of San Diego. 

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