Gloria Endorses Alvarez for San Diego Mayor

San Diego’s Interim Mayor Todd Gloria has endorsed David Alvarez in the city’s upcoming special election to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of former mayor Bob Filner.

Special Section: Race for Mayor

Gloria, who is out of town, released a written statement Friday morning crediting Alvarez with his work on several key projects.

“He and I have worked together to increase funding for affordable housing, update the Barrio Logan community plan, and passed the 2014 budget increasing vital city services,” Gloria said.

Alvarez faces City Councilmember Kevin Faulconer in the special election Feb. 11.

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