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Ernest O. Voigt


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1934 Democratic AD-61 17556 Win
11-03-1936 Democratic AD-61 24957 Win
11-08-1938 Democratic AD-61 20688 Win
11-05-1940 Democratic AD-61 44863 Win

Candidate Biography:

Ernest Otto Voigt
Born: February 2, 1888 in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Married: Hattie Ludwig Marton, Amelia
Children: Vivian C. and Gertrude
Military Service: USN (1910 Kimball Expedition to Nicaragua)
Died: May 21, 1962 in Los Angeles, CA

  • A large number of newspapers and articles (and this website) apparently misspelled his last name "Voight" for quite a while.
  • Legal Troubles: In April 1943, Voigt was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon after Benita West reported that he had threatened her with brass knuckles and said that he had a .38 pistol in his car.

Source: California Blue Book (1938)
Source: "Ex-Assemblyman Held On Gun-Carrying Chare" (UP), Wilmington Daily Press Journal (4/5/1932), p. 4