READER’S EDITORIAL: A LITANY OF EL CAJON CITY COUNCIL’S ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST ITS CONSTITUENTS-VOTE “NO” ON PROP D CHARTER CITY INITIATIVE!
By Bonnie B. Price, PhD, and John Martes
April 24, 2012 (El Cajon) -- El Cajon is a city of 99,478, with 37,157 registered voters (4/6/12 SDROV). Democrats number 12,453, Republicans 14,416, and No Party Preference (NPP) 8,294. El Cajon is the poorest city in the county, with 30% of its population living at or below the poverty line. It is a multi-ethnic, multicultural city having this composition: 57% white, 28% Hispanic, 4% Asian & Pacific Islander, 6% Black, and 5% other. El Cajon’s population is 51% female and 49% male. (All population data are from the 2010 Census available at SANDAG.org.)