JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Leander Quint

Union Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-04-1861 Union Democratic SD-12 2208 Win

Candidate Biography:

Died: March 28, 1890 in San Francisco, CA

18??: Justice, Tuolumne County Court
1871: Served as Laura D. Fair's attorney during her trial for the murder of Alexander P. Crittenden

  • PLACENAME: Quint Street in San Francisco is named for this individual. [Source: The Beginnings of San Francisco by Zoeth Skinner Eldredge (1912). Online at]
  • OUCH: Early in life, Quint received an injury that cost him three fingers on one hand (leaving the thumb and little finger).

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: A History of Tuolumne County California published by B. F. Alley (1882; Reprinted in 1973)

[Update candidate information]