1925 San Diego mayoral election

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1925 San Diego mayoral election
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← 1923 March 24, 1925 (1925-03-24) 1927 →
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Nominee John L. Bacon Fred A. Heilbron
Party Republican Republican
Popular vote 11,653 6,056
Percentage 50.3% 26.1%

Mayor before election

John L. Bacon
Republican

Elected Mayor

John L. Bacon
Republican

The 1925 San Diego mayoral election was held on March 24, 1925 to elect the mayor for San Diego. Incumbent mayor John L. Bacon stood for reelection to a third term. In the primary election, Bacon received a majority of the votes and was elected outright with no need for a contested runoff.

Candidates[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Incumbent Mayor John L. Bacon stood for reelection to a third term. On March 24, 1923, Bacon received an absolute majority of 50.3 percent in the primary election, more than 24 percent higher than his nearest competitor, Fred A. Heilbron. Bacon received one hundred percent of the vote in the uncontested runoff election held April 7, 1925 and was elected to the office of the mayor.[2]

Primary Election results[edit]

San Diego mayoral primary election, 1925[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John L. Bacon 11,653 50.3
Republican Fred A. Heilbron 6,056 26.1
Nonpartisan George L. Mayne 4,901 21.1
Nonpartisan Marcus W. Robbins 344 1.5
Nonpartisan William L. Kinsley 235 1.0
Total votes 23,189 100

General Election results[edit]

Because Bacon won outright in the primary with a majority of the vote, his was the only eligible name on the runoff ballot.

San Diego mayoral general election, 1925[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John L. Bacon 18,801 100
Total votes 18,801 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melbourne, Robert (Fall 1986). "San Diego County's Water Crusader, Fred A. Heilbron". San Diego Historical Society Quarterly. 32 (4). Retrieved September 10, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Election History - Mayor of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved July 1, 2017.