SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The District 9 City Council seat is open because the incumbent, Marti Emerald, is stepping down.
Both candidates are Democrats, Ricardo Flores is Emerald's chief of staff.
Georgette Gomez is the associate director of the Environmental Health Coalition.
Though this district is predominantly Latino, this will be the first time this district has had a Latino representative on the council.
Both Flores and Gomez have campaigned on the issues of neighborhood safety, improving infrastructure and increasing affordable housing.
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