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Ed Davis


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1980 Republican SD-19 153650 Win
11-06-1984 Republican SD-19 200748 Win
11-08-1988 Republican SD-19 216257 Win

Candidate Biography:

Edward M. Davis
Born: November 15, 1916 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Bobbie
Children: Michael E., Christine Ann Coey and Mary Ellen Burde
Military Service: USN (WWII)
Died: April 22, 2006 in San Luis Obispo, CA

1969-1978: Chief, Los Angeles Police Department
1978: Candidate for Governor of California (Lost)
1986: Primary Candidate for US Senator (Lost; 6.6%)
1995: Member, Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board

Source: California Assembly Handbook (1981)