Mayor Bob Filner Expected To Resign In Sex Harassment Lawsuit Deal

Source: Tony Perry / Los Angeles Times

SAN DIEGO — Although details of a mediation deal in Mayor Bob Filner‘s sexual harassment lawsuit have not been announced yet, it is increasingly clear that the settlement includes his resignation from office.

Filner was seen Wednesday night loading boxes into an SUV parked outside City Hall — and driven by a San Diego police officer, part of the mayor’s security detail — apparently after saying farewell to his staff and cleaning out his office.

A special election would be held to fill the mayor’s post. Filner would be the fourth of the last seven San Diego mayors to leave midterm, all for different reasons.

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