JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Elections 2016 Election 2017 CD-34 Special 2018 Election Elections by Decade
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

Beth Gaines

Republican

Picture of Beth Gaines
tedgaines.com
Date Party Office Votes Result
05-03-2011 Republican AD-04 41144 Win
11-06-2012 Republican AD-06 128465 Win
11-04-2014 Republican AD-06 94020 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Beth Burkhard Gaines
Born: September 17, 1959 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Ted Gaines (m. 1985)
Children: Katelyn and Haley, Amy, Caroline, Teddy, Kelly

2016: Candidate for El Dorado County Board of Supervisors (Lost; 42%)

  • NOTABLE HISTORY: The longest continuous period in state history that the legislature has had at least once vacancy lasted 893 days from the resignation of State Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas on November 30, 2008 to the inauguration of Assemblywoman Beth Gaines on May 12, 2011.
  • TERM LIMITS: With her election to the Assembly in May 2011, Gaines became the last person elected under California's original Term Limits law.
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Gaines has six children.

Source: Birth information from "California Birth Index (1905-1995)" by SFgenealogy
Source: "Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded" by Gus Thomson, Roseville Press Tribune (1/16/2011)
Source: "Open Assembly seat draws crowd" by Torey Van Oot, Sacramento Bee (2/26/2011)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2011-12)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)

[Update candidate information]