About a week ago, San Diego City Councilmember Lorie Zapf filed her papers with the City Clerk to run for the District 2 seat – currently held by Kevin Faulconer, who is termed out. District 2, of course, covers Ocean Beach, the Peninsula and new areas of Clairemont.
Zapf, a conservative Republican, currently represents District 6, as she lives in Bay Ho. But new district boundaries approved 2 years ago by the Redistricting Commission now place her residence in District 2.
Who else is running for District 2? The San Diego Reader speculates that San Diego lifeguard Ed Harris and attorney Bryan Pease may also be candidates for the area.
Sgt. Ed Harris of the lifeguards was just today in the news announcing the rescue of a man off the Ocean Beach Pier.
Attorney and environmental activist Bryan Pease is a recent resident of Ocean Beach, having being a candidate for District 1 back in 2012. Pease has been active in the campaign to protect the harbor seals in La Jolla.