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Tony Villafranca

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Tony Villafranca
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Candidate for
San Diego City Council, District 4
Elections and appointments
Last electionJune 3, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Tony Villafranca was a 2014 Democratic candidate for the city council of San Diego, California.


Villafranca has been a resident of District 4 since 1971. He currently works as a realtor, a Zillow premier agent, and is a certified notary public.[1]

He is also active in the San Diego community. Over a period of more than 20 years, he has participated in a wide range of community service including serving as a reserve officer in the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, serving as a community board member in the San Diego County District Attorney's Office, serving as a public relations liaison for the San Diego County Superior Court system, serving as a lectionary minister at Saint Michael's Church and serving as a notary public for San Diego Mission Hospice.[1]

Although Villafranca has not earned a degree, he has completed numerous courses and seminars at local community colleges.[1]


Campaign themes


Villafranca submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[1]

  • I will promote and facilitate investment and development initiatives across southeast San Diego.
  • I will enhance public safety across the vibrant and diverse neighborhoods of our region, including promoting programs to address Proposition 109 issues.
  • I will improve the quality of life of our community's residents, including bringing to the region new, more healthy grocery stores and restaurants and providing access to a wider selection of healthy diet choices.[2]



See also: San Diego, California city council elections, 2014

The city of San Diego, California held elections for city council on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 6, 2014. Because one candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote in the primary election for District 4, its general election was called off. Incumbent Myrtle Cole defeated Blanca Lopez Brown, Tony Villafranca and Bruce Williams.[3][4]

San Diego City Council District 4 Primary Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMyrtle Cole Incumbent 57% 6,921
Bruce Williams 19.6% 2,378
Blanca Lopez Brown 15.1% 1,832
Tony Villafranca 8.3% 1,011
Total Votes 12,142
Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters - Official primary election results

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on May 23, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. City of San Diego, "Candidates for June 3, 2014," accessed June 20, 2014
  4. San Diego County Registrar of Voters, "Official primary election results," accessed June 20, 2014