JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election 2018 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[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

Huey P. Newton

Black Panther

Picture of Huey P. Newton
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1968 Peace and Freedom CD-07 12279 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Huey Percy Newton
Born: February 17, 1942 in Monroe, Louisiana
Died: August 22, 1989 in Oakland, CA

1966: Co-founded the Black Panther Party
1966-19??: Minister of Defense, Black Panther Party
1974-1977: Lived in Cuba to avoid trial for murder of Oakland police officer John Frey.

[Update candidate information]