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W. Craig Biddle


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1964 Republican AD-74 70641 Win
11-08-1966 Republican AD-74 55716 Win
11-05-1968 Republican AD-74 64960 Win
11-03-1970 Republican AD-74 60939 Win
06-06-1972 Republican SD-36 86182 Win
11-05-1974 Republican SD-34 70597 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 4, 1931 in Pasadena, CA
Married: Louise Ellen Wieties (in 1954)
Children: Nancy, Eric, and Lisa
Died: September 23, 2018 in Florida

1958-1962: Deputy District Attorney, Riverside County
1962-1965: Public Defender, Riverside County
1969-1971: Majority Leader, California State Assembly
1972: Resigned from the State Assembly on June 15.

  • IN HONOR OF: The Western Manufactured Housing Association has awarded the W. Craig Biddle PAC award annually since 1995.
  • LINK: KPIX has digitized a video of Majority Leader Biddle speaking in 1969.

Source: California Blue Book (1967)