JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2021 AD-17 Special 2021 Governor Recall 2021 AD-18 Special 2021 AD-54 Special 2021 Atty Gen appt 2021 AD-79 Special 2021 SD-30 Special 2021 Sec of State appt 2021 US Senate appt 2020 General
Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Elections by Decade Uncontested Races CA Constitution Line of Succession Highest Ranking

[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

Robert Battin

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1964 Democratic SD-35 182884 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Robert W. Battin
Born: Seattle, Washington
Military Service: NAVY
Died: April 29, 2008 in Newport Beach, CA

1968-1976: Member, Orange County Board of Supervisors
1974: Primary Candidate for Lieutenant Governor (Lost)

  • In August 1975, Battin was convicted with illegally using Orange County staff for his campaign to become Lieutenant Governor in 1974. He was fined $5,000, lost his office and spent 30 days in jail.