2012 San Diego City Attorney election

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The 2012 San Diego City Attorney election occurred on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Incumbent city attorney Jan Goldsmith ran unopposed and was reelected.

Municipal elections in California are officially non-partisan, although most members do identify a party preference. A two-round system was used for the election, starting with a primary in June followed by a runoff in November between the top-two candidates if no candidate received a majority in the primary. Because Goldsmith ran unopposed, he was elected outright in June with no need for a runoff election.


San Diego City Attorney primary election, 2012[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jan Goldsmith 182,787 100%
Total votes 182,787 100%


  1. ^ "Election Results (Historical to Date) | City of San Diego Official Website". www.sandiego.gov.