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Grace S. Dorris


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1918 Republican AD-56 8214 Win
11-02-1920 Write-in AD-56 4465 Loss
11-07-1922 Republican AD-56 12669 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-56 11455 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 14, 1887 in California
Died: December 29, 1968 in California
  • NOTE: One of the first women to serve in the Assembly in 1919.
  • LEGISLATION: Dorris introduced legislation urging the U.S. Congress to pass the 19th Amendment (giving women the right to vote nationally). She also introduced several bills that would have shortened the workday of domestic servants to 10 hours and another to permit public defenders in California courts.

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