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February 2, 1850

Special Election

This Special Election was caused by the resignation of State Senator G. B. Post.

SD-San Francisco
H. R. Bowie Nonpartisan 20.2% Loss
Horace W. Carpentier Nonpartisan 26.5% Loss
Elcan Heydenfeldt Nonpartisan 38.9% Win
George F. James Nonpartisan 8.6% Loss
Frank Moore Nonpartisan 1.1% Loss
Francis B. Wright Nonpartisan 4.6% Loss