JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Elections by Decade Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Closest Contests Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2022 General Prior 2020s Elections Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search CA Constitution Line of Succession Highest Ranking

[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

Ray E. Johnson


Picture of Ray E. Johnson
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1962 Republican AD-04 35308 Loss
11-03-1964 Republican AD-04 46143 Win
11-08-1966 Republican AD-04 58633 Win
11-05-1968 Republican AD-04 60043 Win
11-03-1970 Republican AD-04 54908 Win
11-07-1972 Republican AD-04 60279 Win
11-05-1974 Republican AD-01 44583 Loss
11-02-1976 Republican SD-01 127451 Win
11-04-1980 Republican SD-01 190897 Win
11-06-1984 Independent SD-01 112226 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: October 8, 1911 in Oroville, CA
Married: Lorraine Christian (m. 1935)
Children: Mary Lou and Ray E. Jr.
Died: November 18, 1993 in Chico, CA

Previous: Chairman, Bidwell District, Boy Scouts of America
Previous: Member, Butte County Board of Education
1983: While serving in the State Senate, changed party affiliation mid-term from Republican to Independent on March 7.

  • Eagle Scout (first Eagle Scout in Butte County)

Source: California Blue Book (1967)
Source: "Ray Johnson (obit.)" by Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle (11/20/1993), p. A23