2010 San Diego general election

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The November 2010 San Diego general elections were on November 2, 2010, in San Diego, California. A two-round system was used for the election, starting with a June primary election followed by a November runoff election between the top-two candidates if no candidate received a majority of the votes in the first round.

The elections included a mayoral race, five seats to the San Diego City Council, and three San Diego City ballot propositions.

City Council[edit]

District 6[edit]

Lorie Zapf was elected after advancing to the November general election and receiving a majority of the votes.

San Diego City Council District 6 election, 2010[1]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lorie Zapf 9,931 36.18
Democratic Howard Wayne 6,758 24.62
Nonpartisan Steve Hadley 4,846 17.66
Nonpartisan Kim Tran 3,582 13.05
Nonpartisan Ryan Huckabone 2,275 8.29
Total votes 27,392 100
General election
Republican Lorie Zapf 22,869 52.35
Democratic Howard Wayne 20,692 47.36
Total votes 43,687 100

District 8[edit]

David Alvarez was elected after advancing to the November general election and receiving a majority of the votes.

San Diego City Council District 8 election, 2010[2]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Alvarez 3,343 25.30
Democratic Felipe Hueso 2,581 19.54
Democratic B.D. Howard 2,277 17.24
Democratic Nick Inzunza 2,234 16.91
Nonpartisan James Wright 1,445 10.94
Nonpartisan Adrian Vazquez 735 5.56
Republican Lincoln Pickard 574 4.34
Total votes 13,189 100
General election
Democratic David Alvarez 13,014 57.33
Democratic Felipe Hueso 9,540 42.03
Total votes 22,700 100


Propositions: BCD

Proposition B[edit]

Ballot Title: Amends City Charter to Add Good Cause Requirement for Certain Terminations or Suspensions of Deputy City Attorneys

Ballot Language: "Shall the Charter be amended to establish a good cause requirement for the termination or suspension of Deputy City Attorneys who have served continuously for two years or more, except that any Deputy City Attorney may be subject to layoff due to lack of work or insufficient appropriations?"

Proposition B
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 238,803 72.26
No 91,671 27.74
Total votes 330,474 100.00

Proposition C[edit]

Ballot Title: Amending Ordinance Number O-18568 (Proposition M of 1998) Relating to Development of Pacific Highlands Ranch

Ballot Language: "Shall Proposition M be amended, allowing completion of parks, library, trails, recreation and transportation facilities for Pacific Highlands Ranch by removing a development timing restriction based on completion of the SR-56/I-5 Interchange, only after City Council approves a program of phased development ensuring facilities are constructed before or concurrent with new development, paid for by developers at no cost to taxpayers?"

Proposition C
Choice Votes %
Referendum passed Yes 228,775 70.69
No 94,866 29.31
Total votes 323,641 100.00

Proposition D[edit]

Ballot Title: If Financial Reform Conditions Are Met, Authorizes Temporary One-Half Cent Sales Tax

Ballot Language: "To help offset severe state cuts and help restore essential services, including police, fire and street resurfacing, shall the City of San Diego enact a temporary one-half cent sales tax for up to five years, only if the independent City Auditor certifies conditions have been met, including pension reforms and managed competition?"

Proposition D
Choice Votes %
Referendum failed No 221,166 61.85
Yes 137,010 38.15
Total votes 358,176 100.00


  1. ^ "Election History - Council District 6" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Election History - Council District 8" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved 12 January 2013.

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