JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 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

George Nicholson

Republican

Picture of George Nicholson
courtinfo.ca.gov
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1982 Republican Attorney General 3141996 Loss
Website: www.courts.ca.gov/2646.htm
 

Candidate Biography:

1968-1974: Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County District Attorney's Office
1974-1976: Senior Trial Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County District Attorney's Office
1976-1979: Executive Director, California District Attorneys Association
1979-1980: Special Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice
1980-1983: Senior Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice
1983-1984: Deputy Director, Special Projects for the Governor, Office of Planning and Research
1984-1986: Founding Director and Chief Counsel, National School Safety Center
1987-1989: Justice, Sacramento County Municipal Court
1989-1990: Justice, Sacramento County Superior Court
1990-Present: Justice, Third District Court of Appeal
1991-1993: Member, Commission on the Future of the California Courts

  • In 1981, Nicholson was the Editor-in-Chief of The Crime Victims' Handbook, published by the California Department of Justice.
  • AWARD: Received the Award of Merit from the American Judges Association (1971)

[Update candidate information]