JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Redistricting
Elections 2019 SD-01 Special 2019 SD-33 Special 2019 AD-01 Special 2020 General Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Most & Least Votes Uncontested Races Recalls Line of Succession Highest Ranking Legislator Databases

[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

Royal T. Sprague

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-03-1851 Democratic SD-18 0 Win
10-08-1853 Democratic SD-13 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1814 in Vermont
Died: February 24, 1872 in Sacramento, CA

1855: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1868-1872: Justice, California Supreme Court
1872: Chief Justice, California Supreme Court

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Anthropographic Chart of the 17th Session of the Legislature... (Sacramento; Russell & Winterburn's, 1867)

[Update candidate information]