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John Edward Cain

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-08 27141 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 10, 1887
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: October 4, 1951 in California

1942: Primary Candidate for CD-03 (Lost)*

  • On August 25th, Cain lost the primary by 1,747 votes to Frank H. Buck (who had held the office for a decade). Buck died September 17th and Joseph B. O'Neil was selected as the Democratic nominee.

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