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R. D. Ferguson

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1857 Democratic AD-09 0 Win
09-04-1861 Union Democratic AD-16 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

1867: Assembly Speaker, Nevada State Legislature

  • Legislative Altercation: During the Assembly Session on April 9, 1862, Ferguson assaulted Speaker George Barstow after Barstow ruled Ferguson out of order. Ferguson was censured.

Source: Selected Officers of the Nevada Legislature by the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau (2010)
Source: Sacramento Daily Union (4/10/1862), p. 1

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