SAN DIEGO -- The four front-runners in the race for San Diego Mayor squared off in a non-traditional, no-holds-barred debate hosted by the nonprofit news website Voice of San Diego.
The 700-seat Birch North Park Theatre was nearly filled to capacity as residents gathered on Nov. 5 to hear Councilmember David Alvarez, former City Attorney Mike Aguirre, former Assemblymember Nathan Fletcher and Councilmember Kevin Faulconer answer questions about their visions for the City.
VOSD CEO Scott Lewis moderated the debate—labeled a discussion—which included no opening statements by candidates and no time limits on their responses. Lewis encouraged the audience to stomp their feet if they felt any candidate was “droning on for too long.” Numerous times throughout the debate, the system was put into action.
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