SAN DIEGO — For the first time in over a decade, Vista will soon have a new mayor.

Vista Mayor Judy Ritter is retiring after 12 years in office.

Below are the two candidates on the November ballot, listed in alphabetical order, with links to their campaign websites so voters may review their stances in detail.

John Franklin

Deputy mayor/businessman

Franklin appeared on the FOX 5 News at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4:

Cipriano Vargas

President, Vista Unified School District

Vargas appeared on the FOX 5 Morning News on Nov. 2: