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Republican councilman Faulconer
wins San Diego mayoral election

Los Angeles Times, by Tony Perry

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/12/2014 4:26:09 AM

San Diego - Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer has defeated Democratic Councilman David Alvarez, 54.5% to 45.5%, to become the city´s next mayor, according to unofficial results tallied by the county registrar of voters. The tally includes all absentee votes and votes from all 582 precincts. Unofficial turnout for the special election was 37%. Alvarez, 33, said he called Faulconer to offer his congratulations and say that he looks forward "to working with him." Faulconer returned the compliment and promised that the two will work together "to move our city forward." Acting Mayor Todd Gloria, a Democrat who endorsed Alvarez,

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It always fascinates me than when a politician dies in office or has to leaves suddenly for whatever reason, there is a mechanism to replace them. But, the higher up the office, like pResident, no one seems ready to prove that "all men are created equal" or "no man is above the law." Excuse usually is how disrupted that would be to the political power in charge. The system seemed to work tonight in San Diego. A major win for the GOP (it's the economy, stupid).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mambo 5, 2/12/2014 5:02:36 AM     (No. 9728906)

All avalanches begin with a small molecule of snow...moving its position!

Congratulation to you San Diego...you freed yourself...you broke the death grip!



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/12/2014 5:20:38 AM     (No. 9728912)

What? The demonrats didn´t pay the illegals to get out and vote again, again, and again?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judge, 2/12/2014 5:55:54 AM     (No. 9728934)

Congrats to San Diego

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 2/12/2014 9:08:44 AM     (No. 9729131)

The public employee unions poured money into this race in support of the Democrat.

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