JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade
Candidates Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Americans Elect Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
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

Ernie Konnyu

Republican

Picture of Ernie Konnyu
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1976 Republican CD-13 63130 Loss
11-04-1980 Republican AD-22 64753 Win
11-02-1982 Republican AD-22 67145 Win
11-06-1984 Republican AD-22 87583 Win
11-04-1986 Republican CD-12 111252 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-24 55956 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Ernest Leslie Konnyu
Born: May 17, 1937 in Tamasi, Hungary
Married: Lillian Muenks Konnyu
Children: Carol, Renata, Lisa and Vickie
Military Service: USAF

Previous: President, Saratoga-West Valley Republican Assembly
1988: Primary Candidate for CD-12 (Lost; 41.9%)*
1994: Candidate for Santa Clara County Assessor (Lost)
2009: Organizer of an attempted recall against State Senator Abel Maldonado

  • In 1987, two former aides complained of sexual harassment. Following a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News, Tom Campbell beat Konnyu in the primary and went on to win the seat in November.
  • NOTE: An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1988).

[Update candidate information]