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Paul A. Richie


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1934 Democratic AD-79 13653 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic AD-79 17241 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic AD-79 20025 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-79 18362 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic AD-79 12919 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 20, 1893 in Mondovi, Wisconsin
Died: February 7, 1973 in California

  • "Although politically a Democrat, he has always been an advocate of Socialism." - Source: 1942 Blue Book
  • LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Richie was one of only three Assemblymembers who voted against the AB1xxxx (1940), which removed the ballot qualification of the Communist Party in California, and essentially killed the party.

Source: California Blue Book (1938), (1942)

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