JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Redistricting Elections by Decade 2016 Election
Elected Officials Longest Service Shortest Service Recalls
Political Parties Democratic Republican Am. Independent Green Libertarian Peace & Freedom No Party Preference
Legislator Databases Women in CA Politics

[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

William H. Stone

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1859 Democratic AD-18 2975 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

 

  • Legal Troubles: According to Political Graveyard; "During an argument just outside the Assembly session in the California State Capitol, Assemblyman John C. Bell was shot at (the bullets missed) and stabbed by Stone on April 11th, and died four days later, in Sacramento." The argument began when Bell told Stone that "Doctor, I am going to defeat your measure.", referring to a bill that proposed to change the boundary between El Dorado and Sacramento Counties.

[Update candidate information]