San Diego mayoral election, 1929

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San Diego mayoral election, 1929
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← 1927 March 19, 1929 (1929-03-19) 1931 →
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Nominee Harry C. Clark Patrick F. O'Rourke
Party Republican Nonpartisan
Popular vote 15,713 7,357
Percentage 58.9% 27.6%

Mayor before election

Harry C. Clark
Republican

Elected Mayor

Harry C. Clark
Republican

The 1929 San Diego mayoral election was held on March 19, 1929 to elect the mayor for San Diego. Incumbent mayor Harry C. Clark stood for reelection to a second term. In the primary election Clark received a majority of the votes and was elected outright with no need for a contested runoff.

Candidates[edit]

Campaign[edit]

Incumbent Mayor Harry C. Clark stood for reelection to a second term. On March 19, 1929, Clark received a majority of 58.9 percent of the vote in the primary election. This was more than 30 percent higher than what was received by Patrick O'Rourke, his nearest competitor. Clark received 99.8 percent of the vote in the uncontested runoff on April 2, 1929 and was elected to the office of the mayor.[1]

Primary Election results[edit]

San Diego mayoral primary election, 1929[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry C. Clark 15,713 58.9
Nonpartisan Patrick F. O'Rourke 7,357 27.6
Nonpartisan Ozro D. Thomas 2,069 7.8
Nonpartisan Ella S. Robbins 1,104 4.1
Nonpartisan William I. Kinsley 445 1.7
Total votes 26,688 100

General Election results[edit]

Because Clark 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, 1929[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry C. Clark 23,328 99.8
Nonpartisan scattered votes 50 0.2
Total votes 23,378 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Election History - Mayor of San Diego" (PDF). City of San Diego. Retrieved September 8, 2017.