SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Democratic Party has endorsed Myrtle Cole in the special election for San Diego Council.
Cole, a former police officer and city council aide, is one of several candidates to replace Tony Young in the Fourth District seat.
“There are several good Democrats running, but with her 20 years of experience serving the community, Myrtle Cole is the right candidate for this job,” said Francine Busby, Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party.
Cole also has the endorsements of Senators Christine Kehoe (ret.) and Marty Block, Assembly Members Toni Atkins and Ben Hueso, City Councilmember David Alvarez, and many other local leaders
Nine candidates qualified for the March 26 election, in which early voting will begin today. The district is the most heavily Democratic in San Diego, with nearly 53% of voters registered as Democrats, 24% as independents, and just 19% as Republicans.