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Photos: San Diego Votes (Again)

San Diegans hit the polls Tuesday, eventually electing Kevin Faulconer as the city’s next mayor.

This post has been updated.

San Diegans hit the polls Tuesday to elect the city’s next mayor. Democrat David Alvarez and Republican Kevin Faulconer were vying for the vacated office of former Mayor Bob Filner. By the end of the night, Faulconer had easily overtaken Alvarez with nearly 55 percent of the vote.

Check out scenes from the election below.

Photo by Sam Hodgson

Supporters of mayoral candidate David Alvarez gathered at San Diego Public Market.

 

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Alvarez supporters held out hope despite an early lead by Kevin Faulconer.

 

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Supporters abuzz inside the San Diego Public Market.

 

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Kevin Faulconer’s supporters mingle at The U.S. Grant in downtown San Diego.

 

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T.J. Zane, head of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County, introduces a triumphant Faulconer.

 

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Faulconer kisses his daughter Lauren after his victory speech.

 

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Faulconer greets jubilant supporters.

 

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Reverend Rickey Laster and Father Joe Carroll take a victory lap at Faulconer’s election night party.

 

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Bill Lynch, chairman of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County, speaks to the crowd.

 

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The Lincoln Club of San Diego County sponsored the evening’s party for Faulconer.

 

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Faulconer supporters note returns displayed on a big screen TV.

 

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Earlier that day, a Faulconer supporter shouts during a rally outside of the Republican candidate’s campaign headquarters.

 

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Faulconer makes calls to potential voters alongside a supporter doing the same.

 

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Former Mayor Jerry Sanders introduces Faulconer at a rally outside campaign headquarters.

 

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Faulconer, City Councilman Scott Sherman (or “Sherminator,” as Faulconer called him), aide Matt Awbrey and Sanders greet supporters at the same rally.

 

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Alvarez greets workers outside of the NASSCO shipyards.

 

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Alvarez waits outside the shipyards.

 

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Alvarez visited the shipyards as part of a last-minute get-out-the-vote effort.

 

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A cell phone party outside of Faulconer’s campaign headquarters.

 

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North Park resident Nancy Tollefson votes at the North Park Community Church.

 

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Poll workers Rosemary Blalock, Lena Wright, Josie Figueras-Rivera and Tina Santiago wait for voters at the North Park Community Church on Election Day.

 

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Alvarez supporters at a get-out-the-vote rally at Morley Field in North Park.

 

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Alvarez greets supporters at the North Park rally with his wife, Xochitl.

 

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Alvarez leaves his polling place after voting.

 

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Alvarez kisses his daughter, Izel.

 

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Alvarez heads off on a get-out-the-vote bike ride.

 

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Kevin Faulconer and his family arrive at the 6th Church of Christ Scientist in Point Loma to vote.

 

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Inside the church, Faulconer signs in to cast his ballot.

 

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Faulconer speaks with reporters after voting in Point Loma.

 

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Faulconer juggles a gaggle of reporters.

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