1901 San Diego mayoral election
The 1901 San Diego mayoral election was held on April 2, 1901, to elect the mayor for San Diego. Frank P. Frary was elected Mayor with a majority of the votes.
Incumbent Mayor Edwin M. Capps declined to run for re-election. Three candidates campaigned for the open seat: Frank P. Frary, a Republican, Patterson Sprigg, a Democrat, and Frank Simpson, a Socialist.
On April 2, 1901, Frary was elected mayor with a majority of 59.1 percent of the vote. Sprigg came in second with 35.3 percent of the vote. Simpson came in third with 5.6 percent.