JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Redistricting
Elections 2020 General 2020 CD-25 Special 2020 SD-28 Special Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Recalls Line of Succession Highest Ranking 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

Vernon L. Sturgeon


Picture of Vernon L. Sturgeon
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1960 Republican SD-29 17417 Win
11-03-1964 Republican SD-29 22914 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 1, 1915 in Chandler, Arizona
Married: Esther Sturgeon
Children: Elaine Healey, Carolyn Rexius, and Rick Sturgeon
Died: November 7, 2004

1952-1960: Member, Paso Robles City Council
1957-1960: Mayor & Police Commissioner, City of Paso Robles
1966: Legislative Advisor, Ronald Reagan for Governor campaign 
1967-1969: Legislative Secretary, Governor Ronald Reagan
1967-1969: Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Public Works
1969-1979: Member, California Public Utilities Commission
1979-1981: Member, California Public Utilities Commission

  • PLACENAME: SCR 72 (Maldonado, 2006) designated a segment of State Highway Route 101 in San Luis Obispo County, between Spring Street in Paso Robles and Santa Barbara Road in Atascadero, as the "Vernon L. Sturgeon Memorial Highway"

Source: California Blue Book (1961)