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

Wellington C. Burnett

Know Nothing

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1855 Know Nothing SD-15 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Wellington Cleveland Burnett
Born: May 29, 1828 in Hampton, Connecticut
Married: Jane Cleveland
Children: Isaac, Lester, Marius, Olive and Gertrude Burnett
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War)
Died: February 9, 1907 in San Francisco, CA

1857: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 1 to 18)