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John A. Rush

Democratic

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Date Party Office Votes Result
09-02-1863 Democratic SD-25 0 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

 

1867-1868: Representative, Arizona Territorial Legislature
1868: Candidate for Delegate to Congress
1888-1889: Attorney General, Arizona Territory

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Slavery): Rush was one of 4 State Senators (and 15 Legislators overall) who voted against SJR 1 (1865), adopting the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially ended slavery in the United States.

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