Kevin Faulconer, a two term councilman won Tuesday's special election against David Alvarez 54.5 percent to 45.5 with 100 percent precincts reporting. 

San Diego is now the largest city in the nation with a Republican in the mayor's office. That has not gone unnoticed by national media. Click HERE.  

Faulconer says he's ready to start setting San Diego back on course. 

Listen for Chris Merrill's interview below.