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Maurice E. Atkinson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1938 Democratic AD-70 19156 Win

Candidate Biography:

Maurice Earle Atkinson
Born: June 2, 1915
Died: September 6, 1984

1940: Primary Candidate for CD-18 (Lost)

  • LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Atkinson was one of only three Assemblymembers who voted against the AB1xxxx (1940), which removed the ballot qualification of the Communist Party in California, and essentially killed the party.