Kevin Faulconer

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Kevin Faulconer
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Mayor of San Diego
In office
March 3, 2014 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 0
Elections and appointments
First electedFebruary 11, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
San Diego City Council
District 2
Bachelor'sSan Diego State University
ProfessionPublic relations
Office website
Campaign website
Kevin Faulconer is the current Mayor of San Diego, California. He was first elected to the position in 2014.

He previously served on the San Diego City Council, representing District 2 from 2002 to 2014.[1]


Faulconer graduated from San Diego State University in 1990. Prior to his election to the San Diego City Council, Faulconer worked in public relations, serving at one time as vice president of a leading firm.[2]



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]

Runoff election

Faulconer defeated David Alvarez in the runoff election on February 11, 2014.[4]

Mayor of San Diego, 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

Primary election

As the top two vote getters, David Alvarez and Faulconer advanced past the November 19, 2013 nonpartisan primary.[5]

Mayor of San Diego, 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


Primary election

Faulconer faced Patrick Finucane and Jim Morrison in the June 28, 2010 primary election. 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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Preceded by
Todd Gloria
Mayor of San Diego
Succeeded by