Christine Kehoe

Candidates' responses mixed to Slater-Price’s endorsement of Roberts for supervisor seat

Candidates' responses mixed to Slater-Price’s endorsement of Roberts for supervisor seat

By Kathy Day

One candidate for the Third District County Supervisor’s seat is pleased that he received the incumbent’s endorsement, one isn’t surprised, one wishes he had been the one getting the veteran politician’s backing and another is happy for his opponent, but has reservations.

Pam Slater-Price, a Republican who has held the seat for 20 years, announced on March 15 that she would support Dave Roberts, a Democrat who has been a Solana Beach City Councilman for two terms. Local political watchers say her vote of confidence could go either way with voters.

In announcing the endorsement with a crowd of Roberts’ supporters on hand at the county...

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