1983 San Francisco mayoral election

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1983 San Francisco mayoral election

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Candidate Dianne Feinstein Cesar Ascarrunz Gloria La Riva
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 117,489 10,713 7,644
Percentage 80.10% 7.30% 5.21%

Mayor before election

Dianne Feinstein

Elected Mayor

Dianne Feinstein

The 1983 mayoral election was held to elect the mayor of San Francisco. Incumbent Dianne Feinstein, who had previously been subjected to a failed recall election on April 26 (winning with an 83-percent-favorable vote), was re-elected to her second and final term as mayor. Feinstein, winning with 80.10%, defeated Cesar Ascarrunz, Gloria E. La Riva, Pat Wright, Brian Lantz, and Carrie Drake.


San Francisco mayoral election, 1983
November 8, 1983
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Dianne Feinstein (incumbent) 117,489 80.10
Nonpartisan Cesar Ascarrunz 10,713 7.30
Nonpartisan Gloria La Riva 7,644 5.21
Nonpartisan Patricia Wright 4,566 3.11
Nonpartisan Brian Lantz 3,537 2.41
Nonpartisan Carrie Drake 2,700 1.84
Nonpartisan James Bond Zero (write-in) 12 0.01
Nonpartisan Ellis Keyes (write-in) 9 0.01
Nonpartisan Bobby Venegas (write-in) 9 0.01