Skip to comments.Faulconer wins mayor's race (San Diego Mayor)
Posted on 02/11/2014 11:57:19 PM PST by South40
SAN DIEGO Republican City Councilman Kevin Faulconer defeated Democratic Councilman David Alvarez in the San Diego mayors race Tuesday night.
Faulconer had 55.2 percent compared to Alvarezs 44.8 percent with 86 percent of the city's precincts counted.
A jubilant Faulconer gave a speech to his supporters about 10:40 p.m. but stopped short of declaring victory.
We know that this city has gone through a lot in the last year, but we knew that as San Diegans that we were better than that and that we were going to come together when we had the opportunity to do that and come to together we have, Faulconer said.
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Feinstein, Boxer and Obama all endorsed Alvarez. lol!
Sounds like a prize. How long until scandal comes his way?
Probably the best of all outcomes. Filner beats the RINO homosexual and gets run out and replaced by a more sane Republican.
Because a Republican won, that’s already a scandal to the ultraleft media.
You nailed it. I’ve not been a big fan of Faulconer. But given the choices, he stands head and shoulders above the rest.
San Diego is a wonderful place. If any of you haven’t been there, if you ever get a chance, don’t pass it up.
Yeah, let us know when homosexual "pride" day/week/month is so we can side-step that land mine.
I see a bridge scandle in his future, no matter if his opponenet was responsible for the murders of 4 in bengahzi
Watch for the upsurge in “occupy”, and “resistance”, and La Raza. Thanks South40.
An omen of things to come? Could this be the reason why (cackle)?
As far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature healthcare plan---ultimately enacted, by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote, into the "Affordable Care Act"
QUOTING 2008 OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if youve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All Im going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. Youll still have choice of doctor.
Repeated over and over again---- with his promise that every American family would be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.
Significantly, Obamba NEVER corrected lock-stepping Democrats, all reading from the same Democrat talking points, all of them repeating the same Democrat promises---over and over again.
LOCK-STEPPING PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1930-40's ERA EUROPE Obama And the Dems marched in lockstep.....the persistent Dumbocrat drumbeat ---- in obeisance to Obama ---- kept ringing reassuringly in our ears: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan."
SEN. BARBARA BOXER (D-CALIF): So we Democrats want people to be able to keep the health care they have. And the answer to that is choice of plans. And in the state exchange, were going to have lots of different plans, and people will be able to keep the health care coverage they need and they want. (Sen. Boxer, Press Release, 2/8/11)
SEN DIANNE FEINSTEIN (D-CALI): I listened to the president and I believed him when he said, 'if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.' I believed he was correct. I didn't realize there were all these codicils attached to it. President Obama should never have promised that people would be able to keep their health plans. I think he was done a disservice. Someone should have stopped him and said on his staff. There's this condition and that condition."
Then-Majority leader Pelosi (D-CALIF): "We must pass the O-care bill so we can find out whats in it." Tick, tock, tick tock,......we must now wait 1-2 decades for its "goodness" to rollout.
Finally we win an election. For awhile there we were losing practically every one. So glad that the good team won for a change.
So what happened to that potent latino vote? Calif is teeming w/ illegals just dying to vote when amnesty-loving Democrats give the signal.
WIKI The Guatemalan population at the 2010 Census was 1,044,209. Guatemalans are the fifth largest Hispanic group in the United States and the second largest Central American population, after Salvadorans.Half of the Guatemalan population is situated in two parts of the country, the Northeast and Southern California. A combined population of 267,335 resides in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego counties.
DEMOCRAT AMNESTY WORSHIPPERS HAND-OVER AN ETERNAL $100 MILLION tax dollars per year to La Raza and other hate groups. La Raza Studies do not even try to sugar-coat its anti-America agenda and its bloodthirsty plans to kill off Americans: Raza Studies textbook Occupied America, by Rodolfo Acuña, includes a violent and blood-curdling speech given by university professor Jose Angel Gutierrez: We have got to eliminate the gringo, and what I mean by that is, if the worst comes to the worst, we have got to kill him, (pg. 323). The following is taken directly from La Raza's Occupied America: .......execute all white males over age 16, (p 167--AKA the Plan of San Diego).
America-hating Raza Studies teach (1) violence, (2) undermining US ntl security, and, (3) the need for Mexico to "re-take seven states in the Southwest to make the SW a Chicano nation. "
Good News! And Obama endorsed.
One wonders why there wasn’t the usual Progressive whining about disenfranchisement, irregularities, recounts, and heartless conservatives.
I have not been following this race. Did Faulconer suck up to the Hispanic vote like the GOP Establishment insists is the only way to win in the newer browner America?
Good News and A Great Cup of Coffee Go Great Together; First Thing of A Morning!
You’re right, couldn’t have turned out any better. But let’s not count on that happening again next time, since 99 times out of 100 the dirty RAT will get to serve out his term.
And all this time, I though “Republicanus Californiatus” was an extinct breed!!!
This is good news!
Fieldmarsahldj, although I have been repeatedly be solicited to provide support to Carl, to date I have declined to do so. However, I disagree that Carl is a RINO on economic issues. A RINO does not lead the fight for public pension reform and take on the municipal unions as Carl did.
That very well may be. But the central problem with DeMaio, as with all openly-declared homosexuals, is that they define themselves by their sexual orientation above all else (even when they claim they don’t). There’s no room for moral issues in their world, it is too repressive to them (and he clearly supports false marriage). If he gets elected to Congress, it won’t be DeMaio, the “fiscal Conservative” gets elected, it’s DeMaio, the homosexual Republican gets elected. Fiscal Conservatism must run with Social/Moral Conservatism, because being a liberal on either undermines the other.
Yes it is great news!
Thank you so much for My HOME TOWN SAN DIEGO PING!
Wow! He won by a nice margin also. I’d heard sometime back that San Diego was one of the few Republican bastions in the land of fruits and nuts. I think next season, I’m gonna root for the Chargers; unless they’re playing the Houston Texans or my KC Chiefs.
Did Faulconer suck up to the Hispanic vote
To: Count of Monte Fisto - ALL politicians suck up to someone or some group. I bet Rand Paul is one of your boys, and he sucked up to that bastard Mitch McConnell by endorsing him over Matt Bevin. And, I don’t want to hear his lame excuse that he endorsed McConnell before anyone else was running. If that’s not a lie, it’s freakin’ stupid at best. He was SUCKING UP to McConnell because he wants his help in his run for Prez in 2016.
How conservative is Faulconer? The majority of GOP mayors-past, present, and, unfortunately, future-are/were/will be RINOS.
Are you suggesting they would have been better off with very liberal Dem?
Because on FR, it seems the perfect is usually the enemy of the good....
How many recounts?
Rand Paul is not my boy. I don’t like what he has to say about Amnesty at all. I won’t vote for him for President but he is a thousand times better then most of the mooks in the Senate.
Faulconer and his supporters targeted moderates and independents with their campaign advertising, assuming that he would win a large percentage of the Republican electorate with little effort. He even used blue campaign signs traditionally a color for Democrats offered a bipartisan message and rarely mentioned his Republican affiliation.
Please provide a list of major Texas cities that don’t have a homo pride day parade so we can visit them...last I checked, Texas isn’t immune from that disease either so you’re ponitificating on the matter is like throwing stones in a glass house.
Please ping me with any Southern California related articles. Thank you!
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Please! In Kalifornia, the large municipalities and elected officials are virtually REQUIRED to participate in homo-"pride" events, as well as city staff with city equipment. Ask the fire fighters who were commanded to ride in a parade and were subjected to lewd, unconscionable behavior by participants.
This is NOT the norm in Texas.
Your gratuitous cheap shots about CA don’t go unnoticed...and on a thread discussing where the good guys in CA win one...thanks, it’s really appreciated.
And now you want to move the goalposts so to speak.
It’s like this, the so-called perfect and almighty state of Texas isn’t exempt from any of the same ailments afflicting the rest of the United States, some better, some worse.
So do us all a favor, get off your high horse and start acting like a decent human being around others of like mind here on FR.
You just might find that Californians are a civil and decent bunch of folks if not provoked.
Hopefully this will be a portent of things to come for November!
Those were not ‘cheap shots’ at California. They were accurate observations that are readily validated.
Filner was the first Dem mayor in San Diego in over 20 years. Given the taxpayers continue to pay for that colossal mistake, I would like to believe they learned from it and do not make that mistake again for at least the next 20.
San Diego votes GOP for Mayor more often than not.
Unfortunately that gay Republican that ran last time is running for Congress. The idea of an “openly gay” Republican Congressman leaves me uneasy.
There’s only one thing worse than an openly gay member of Congress; a closeted member of Congress susceptible to blackmail.
As a San Diego City resident I have strongly supported Faulconer as well as Demaio before him. It’s interesting that 3 weeks ago polls showed Faulconer 16 pts ahead of Alvarez.
The SD Union-Tribune strongly endorsed Faulconer as did former Republican Mayor Sanders...then the union money came pouring in!
80% of Alvarez’s money was union contributions! There were even rallies for him in Tijuana! Constant negative TV ads and within the last week the media proclaimed that Alvarez was within 1 pt of Faulconer (46/45 as I recall) and that Alvarez had the big Momentum.
I thought here we go again - It was not until the election results started rolling in Tuesday night that I began to relax as it became obvious that the point spread was not close at all.
Perhaps people finally are waking up to corrosive and corrupting effect of the Union-Democrat Politician complex. Well, at least while the memories of the effects of union money putting filthy Filner in office are fresh in their minds.
Try some reading comprehension....
I think it interesting that the most recent polls called it as a virtual dead heat when it turned out to be anything but.
At any rate, the union puppet lost and he lost big. I do believe San Diegans had their fill of liberal democRATs in Filner. He was the first dem mayor San Diego had seen in 20 years. hopefully, that experiment won't be repeated any time soon. :-)
I read somewhere (I believe it was the San Diego Union Tribune but it could have been an online source) that Faulconer is pro-abortion and pro-SSM. If true, then he probably is a RINO by FR standards.
I read somewhere (I believe it was the San Diego Union Tribune but it could have been an online source) that Faulconer is pro-abortion and pro-SSM. If true, then that could explain why liberals have accepted his election so easily.
Not to my knowledge. I think Faulconer’s main campaign theme was that he was not Bob Filner nor had he ever supported Bob Filner, as Alvarez did in the early days of the sexual harassment scandal.
Glad you mentioned Jose Angel Gutierrez. Was looking through some communist literature and Sponsors Lists of various fronts and who popped out to my attention? Angel of course.
In the 1970’s he was a supporter of a Trotskyite front, the Political Rights Defense Fund, created by the Socialist Workers Party. Identified by them as “La Raza Unida Party.
This was the front that won an important court decision which literally barred the FBI from conducting surveillance on the SWP despite the fact (which the dumbassed judge deliberately ignored), that the SWP was illegally a member/affiliate of Trotsky’s “Fourth International”.
I’m sure he will show up in numerous other communist fronts and causes as I look through congressional hearings and other printed material.
Look him up on Google, www.keywiki.org, www.DiscoverTheNetwork.org, and www.Wikipedia. I’m sure you will find more enlightening materials about him.