A supporter cheers at The Lincoln Club's party at the U.S. Grant Hotel. / Photo by Sam Hodgson
Well, that was subdued.
Technically, Tuesday night saw all the usual election festivities. But the crowds were thinner, the celebrations quieter. Some reporters and supporters ducked out early.
Here are some of my favorite shots as voting hours wound down, and results trickled in.
City Council candidate Carol Kim goes door to door to make a last minute push to get voters to the polls.
A Republican organizer sifts through campaign material at the party’s get out the vote headquarters at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in Mission Valley.
District Attorney candidate Robert Brewer and supporters wave signs in Little Italy on election day.
City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf greets supporters at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
San Diego County Republican Party Chairman Tony Krvaric and the Lincoln Club Chairman Bill Lynch watch election returns at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
A cockroach, still alive, crosses the trolley cracks outside of the U.S. Grant Hotel.
Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio speaks at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
Cheese and other offerings at The Lincoln Club’s party at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer introduces City Council candidate Chris Cate at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
County Supervisor Ron Roberts greets supporters at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
Bill Horn speaks with T.J. Zane at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
All photos by Sam Hodgson.