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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A special election to replace San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been set for Nov. 19.
The City Council agreed to the date on Wednesday.
Filner is scheduled to resign Friday following sexual harassment allegations from more than a dozen women. He was San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in decades when he took office in December.
U-T San Diego reports (http://bit.ly/1cirUwi) the city charter requires a special election if a mayor resigns with more than one year left on his term.
The city clerk estimates the election would cost about $6 million and more if a runoff is required.
The U-T said it’s likely that a crowded field of candidates would prevent anyone from receiving a majority of the vote. That would necessitate a runoff between the top two candidates.
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