JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2021 AD-17 Special 2021 Governor Recall 2021 AD-18 Special 2021 AD-54 Special 2021 Atty Gen appt 2021 AD-79 Special 2021 SD-30 Special 2021 Sec of State appt 2021 US Senate appt 2020 General
Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search Elections by Decade Uncontested Races 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

Joseph Russ


Date Party Office Votes Result
09-06-1871 Republican AD-27 0 Win
09-04-1877 Republican AD-27 0 Win
11-04-1884 Republican AD-03 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 19, 1825 in Washington Co., Maine
Married: Zipporah Patrick
Children: Mary Eliza, Margaret C., Annie Jane, William N., Edythe J., and Bertha M.
Died (in office): October 8, 1886 in Alameda, CA

  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Russ had six children.

Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: Legislative Guide... of all the State Officers and Members of the Legislature... by Kean & Dudley (H.S. Crocker and Co.; 1871)
Source: "Pen Portraits" Compiled by R.R. Parkinson, Submitted by Nancy Pratt Melton as part of the California Genealogy & History Archives