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John Wessling

Independence League

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1906 Independence League AD-36 295 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 10, 1875 in San Francisco, CA

1906: Seat was unsuccessfully contested by Eugene E. Pfaeffle

  • Close Contest: Wessling won the 1906 election by 14 votes.
  • One of a Kind: Wessling was the only Independence League candidate to win election to California's legislature.

Source: California Blue Book (1907)