The story behind Nathan Fletcher’s loss

Dear fans of inewsource,

inewsource has mapped the voting results by precinct in the race for San Diego mayor, and the visual makes a big impression.

Nathan Fletcher won only 2 percent of the city’s 581 precincts, an indication, one analyst told us, that his support was broad but not nearly deep enough in any single spot to carry him into a runoff election.

Take a cruise around the map and click to see how people in your neighborhood voted for each of the top candidates.

Joe Yerardi, our data whiz and “Follow the Money” expert, mapped the data and analyzed it for a story on our website and for an interview on KPBS’ Evening Edition tonight at 6:30. Tune in to Channel 11

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— Lorie Hearn, executive director

Lorie Hearn is the chief executive officer and editor of inewsource. She is a lifelong news-aholic who started her reporting career writing her Girl Scout newsletter at age 12. High school and college were filled with school newspaper work, and after graduation, she worked as a reporter for newspapers...