2014 Long Beach, California mayoral election

Long Beach, California mayoral election, 2014
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Candidate Robert Garcia Damon Dunn Bonnie Lowenthal
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
First-round vote 11,873 10,637 9,227
First-round percentage 25.24% 22.61% 19.62%
Second-round vote 27,420 25,275
Second-round percentage 50.84% 47.96%

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Candidate Gerrie Schipske Doug Otto
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
First-round vote 7,192 6,363
First-round percentage 15.29% 13.53%

Mayor before election

Bob Foster
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Robert Garcia
Democratic

The 2014 Long Beach, California mayoral election was held on April 8, 2014 and June 2, 2014 to elect the mayor of Long Beach, California. It saw the election of Robert Garcia.

In winning, Garcia became the first openly gay person to be elected Mayor of Long Beach. Garcia is a Democrat, but was elected without a party affiliation, as municipal elections in California are officially non-partisan.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

First round results[1]
Candidate Votes %
Robert Garcia 11,873 25.24
Damon Dunn 10,637 22.61
Bonnie Lowenthal 9,227 19.62
Gerrie Schipske 7,192 15.29
Doug Otto 6,363 13.53
Jana Shields 1,017 2.16
Steven Paul Mozena 230 0.49
Eric Rock 205 0.44
Mineo L. Gonzalez 185 0.39
Richard Anthony Camp 107 0.23
Total votes 47,036

Runoff[edit]

Runoff results[2]
Candidate Votes %
Robert Garcia 27,420 52.04
Damon Dunn 25,275 47.96
Total votes 52,695

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