Chula Vista Mayoral candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar shared his driver’s license, electrical payments, W-2 revenue statements and different paperwork with Instances of San Diego this week to show his residency within the South Bay metropolis.
Campa-Najjar, a Democrat, has been accused by Republican challenger John McCann, a metropolis councilman, of dwelling outdoors town.
McCann’s marketing campaign employed a personal investigator to comply with Campa-Najjar, who’s in a relationship with Rep. Sarah Jacobs, and launched surveillance movies taken outdoors her residence.
“Is it overkill to share all this to show I’ve lived in the identical Chula Vista residence I do now for a few years, earlier than I obtained into politics?” Campa-Najjar requested.
Lots of the paperwork have the road handle blacked-out, however all present Chula Vista as the situation.
Campa-Najjar, who grew up in Chula Vista and labored within the Obama administration, has run for Congress twice in East County, difficult former Rep. Duncan Hunter and present Rep. Darrell Issa, who himself switched districts. However all through Campa-Najjar maintained a residence in Chula Vista, the place he grew up.
“Campa-Najjar has a sample of deceptive voters for his personal private achieve through the use of his household’s addresses to run in numerous districts,” the San Diego County Republican Occasion stated in an announcement final month when the surveillance movies had been launched.
McCann beat Campa-Najjar by 31% to 23% within the major, however three major challengers have since endorsed Campa-Najjar, as has Gov. Gavin Newsom and lots of Democratic Occasion leaders.