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John M. Costello


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CA Blue Book (19??)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1932 Democratic CD-15 57518 Loss
11-06-1934 Democratic CD-15 67247 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic CD-15 99107 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic CD-15 83086 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic CD-15 94435 Win
11-03-1942 Democratic CD-15 88796 Win

Candidate Biography:

John Martin Costello
Born: January 15, 1903 in Los Angeles, CA
Died: August 28, 1976 in Las Vegas, Nevada

1944: Defeated for reelection in the primary
1945-1947: General Counsel, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

  • An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1944).