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George W. Downing

Socialist

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1906 Socialist Attorney General 17258 Loss
11-05-1912 Socialist AD-73 3017 Loss
11-03-1914 Socialist AD-73 3277 Win
11-07-1916 Socialist AD-73 4241 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 22, 1869 in Minnesota

Previous: City Attorney, City of Perham [Minnesota]
1912: Delegate, Socialist Party of America Convention

  • Downing was one of five legislators who were elected as Socialist Party candidates. The others were Benson, Harris, Kingsley and Spengler.

Source: California Blue Book (1913-15)