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Howard E. Wright


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1896 Republican AD-51 0 Win
11-08-1898 Republican AD-51 2597 Win

Candidate Biography:

1899: Speaker, California State Assembly*

  • Wright resigned after 29 days as Speaker due to allegations of unethical conduct relating to a vote-buying scheme involving candidates for US Senate (who were elected by the legislature at that time). Source: Tim Morland, Assembly Chief Clerk's Office

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