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Daniel Boatwright


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-10 74366 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-10 64817 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-10 85036 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-10 81355 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic SD-07 150014 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic SD-07 182108 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic SD-07 172875 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic SD-07 195777 Win

Candidate Biography:

Daniel Eugene Boatwright
Born: January 29, 1930 in Harrison, Arkansas
Married: Gina Hilbert (div.), Teresa (m. 1994)
Children: Dan, David, and Donald
Military Service: ARMY (Korea)
Died: April 27, 2012 in Clayton, CA

1960-1963: Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County
Previous: City Attorney, City of Brentwood
Previous: Chair, Contra Costa County Consolidated Fire District
1966-1972: Member, Concord City Council
200?-2010: Lobbyist, Sacramento Advocates, Inc.

  • LEGISLATION: Boatwright was an author of the Johnston-Baker-Andal-Boatwright Delta Protection Act of 1992.
  • LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Boatwright was the only legislator to ever sit as chair of every fiscal committee in both houses of the Legislature. 
  • PLACENAME: The portion of Highway 680 between the Carquinez bridge and the Highway 24 interchange in Walnut Creek as the Senator Daniel E. Boatwright Highway [SCR 4 (DeSaulnier) in 2008].
  • PLACENAME: The Daniel E. Boatwright Youth Sports Complex is located in Concord, CA.

Source: California Blue Book (1975)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (1973)