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Conservative radio host to challenge Rep. Hunter

Aug 06, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

After months of speculation, former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio made it official: He's going to challenge Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter in 2020.

DeMaio, also Republican, announced Monday that he will run for the congressional seat held by Hunter, the embattled six-term incumbent representing California's 50th District, an area that includes eastern and northeastern San Diego County.

At his news conference in Escondido, DeMaio was flanked by about 40 supporters.

"I wil...