JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Redistricting
Elections 2019 SD-01 Special 2019 SD-33 Special 2019 AD-## Special 2020 General Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Most & Least Votes Uncontested Races Recalls Line of Succession Highest Ranking Legislator Databases

[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

Douglas G. Barnes

Republican

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1882 Republican AD-19 0 Win
03-15-1884 Republican AD-26 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Douglas Gilson Barnes
Born: August 1, 1825 in Keeseville, NY
Married: Adelia A. Dunning (m. 1835)
Child: Harry C.
Died: June 20, 1899 

1860: Member, Oakland City Council
1868: Member, Oakland City Council
1883: Seat was successfully contested and declared vacant on February 16.

 

  • Barnes died when his sailboat got caught in a whirlpool and he drowned.

 

Source: "The Legislature." Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 1 January 1883, Page 12.

[Update candidate information]