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San Diego Mayoral candidate Bob Filner, right, makes a point while thanking San Diego School Board Vice President Scott Barnett for his endorsement Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 in San Diego. Filner, a democratic member of House of Representatives for nearly 20 years, received the endorsement from Barnett, who is a life time republican and former Executive Director of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

San Diego Mayoral candidate Bob Filner, right, makes a point while thanking San Diego School Board Vice President Scott Barnett for his endorsement Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 in San Diego. Filner, a democratic member of House of Representatives for nearly 20 years, received the endorsement from Barnett, who is a life time republican and former Executive Director of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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