Kevin Faulconer

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Kevin Faulconer
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Mayor of San Diego
Incumbent
In office
March 3, 2014 - Present
Term ends
2016
Years in position 0
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
First electedFebruary 11, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
San Diego City Council
District 2
2002-2014
Education
Bachelor'sSan Diego State University
Personal
ProfessionPublic relations
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Kevin Faulconer is the current Mayor of San Diego, California. He was first elected on February 11, 2014, and was sworn into office on March 3, 2014. Before becoming mayor, Faulconer was a member of the San Diego City Council from 2002 to 2014, representing District 2.[1]

Biography

Faulconer graduated from San Diego State University in 1990. His professional experience includes working in public relations..[2]

Career

Below is a brief outline of Faulconer's political career.

  • 2014-Present: Mayor of San Diego
  • 2002-2014: San Diego City Council, District 2

Elections

2013

See also: San Diego mayoral election, 2014

Although all municipal elections in San Diego are conducted on a nonpartisan basis, Faulconer was endorsed in his bid for mayor by the San Diego County Republican Party.[3]

On November 19, 2013, Faulconer and David Alvarez advanced past nine other candidates in a primary election. Faulconer defeated Alvarez in a runoff election on February 11, 2014.[4][5]

Mayor of San Diego, Runoff Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Faulconer 52.9% 153,491
David Alvarez 47.1% 136,701
Total Votes 290,192
Source: San Diego County
Mayor of San Diego, Primary Election, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Faulconer 42.2% 101,953
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Alvarez 27.2% 65,740
Nathan Fletcher 24.1% 58,355
Michael Aguirre 4.5% 10,783
Lincoln Pickard 0.5% 1,144
Bruce Coons 0.4% 1,012
Simon Moghadam 0.3% 748
Hud Collins 0.3% 647
Michael Kemmer 0.3% 612
Harry Dirks 0.2% 434
Tobiah Pettus 0.1% 344
Total Votes 241,772
Source: San Diego County

2010

In 2010, Faulconer faced Patrick Finucane and Jim Morrison in a primary election for the San Diego City Council District 2 seat. Faulconer won over 60 percent of the vote, thereby securing a second term without the need for a runoff.[6]

District 2 Councilmember, San Diego City Council Nonpartisan Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Faulconer Incumbent 61.7% 17,089
Patrick Finucane 24.6% 6,828
Jim Morrison 13.7% 3,796
Total Votes 27,713

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Political offices
Preceded by
Todd Gloria
Mayor of San Diego
2014–Present
Succeeded by
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