Update: Minutes after publication of this article, Hunter announced plans to resign January 13.
By Miriam Raftery
January 7, 2020 (San Diego) – Rep. Duncan Hunter has not yet resigned, despite saying he would do so after the holiday following his guilty plea to conspiracy to spend campaign funds for personal use. But he didn’t file to run for reelection. Instead, voters will have 10 candidates to choose from.
The contenders include two Democrats, four Republicans, three no-party-preference candidates, and a Peace and Freedom party member. They’re vying to finish in the top two spots in the March primary in order to advance to a November run-off election.
Here’s a look at how some of the major candidates’ campaigns are taking shape: