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San Diego Mayoral Special Election Look Ahead

Peggy Pico, KPBS

Monday, November 18, 2013

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Vince Vasquez, a policy analyst for NUSIPR predicts about 70 percent of those voters will be absentee. 

Vasquez has been following who's been voting so far. He authored a report analyzing absentee ballots cast in the special election.

Vasquez said Kevin Faulconer has the advantage based on which parts of the city the absentee ballots have been coming from.

“Unlike the November 2012 mayoral general election, voter turnout has been low and concentrated in only a handful of neighborhoods,” Vasquez said in a press release. “With nearly two-thirds of the vote yet to be cast, candidates will need to be reaching voters and walking precincts up to minute the polls close on Election Day.”