Faulconer’s victory margin over Alvarez adjusted slightly
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer's win over
former City Council colleague David Alvarez narrowed slightly Wednesday when the
latest vote count was released. The latest figures show Faulconer with
153,063 votes, or 53.2 percent of the total, compared to 134,679 votes, or 46.8
percent, for Alvarez. Faulconer has lost about 1 percentage point in since
Election Day, and Alvarez has gained a point.
About 1,000 ballots still need to be counted.
Since the Feb. 11 election, the county Registrar of Voters Office has
been releasing election updates as absentee and provisional ballots are
Faulconer is set to be inaugurated March 3 and will serve out nearly
three years left in ex-Mayor of Bob Filner's term. He resigned Aug. 30 under
pressure from women who accused him of sexually harassing them.