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Robert Battin


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.

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