Update November 9, 2020: Barbara Bry has conceded the race to Todd Gloria.
By Rebecca Jefferis Williamson
Photos: Barbara Bry (left, twitter profile picture), Todd Gloria (right, wikipedia profile picture)
Nov. 3, 2020 (San Diego) – Two democrats vied for the position of San Diego Mayor: Todd Gloria and Barbara Bry. Gloria, as of election night, has a sizable lead, with 56.29% of the vote over Bry at 43.71%.
Both gave election night speeches. Bry spoke earlier in the evening and thanked supporters of this “independent woman.”
Gloria, a third generation San Diego resident, talked about “breaking barriers.” If he prevails, which appears likely as of election night, he will be the first openly LGBTQI, first Filipino, elected Mayor of San Diego, and first Latino/Native American in recent memory.
Mara Elliott has a substantial lead over candidate Cory Briggs. She had 67.59% of the vote over Briggs, 32.41%, in the race for San Diego City Attorney.
The five odd numbered City Council seats 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9, in the City of San Diego, were up for election.