JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Advanced Search Elected Offices Longest Service Shortest Service Redistricting Most Votes Ever Uncontested Races Recalls
Elections 2018 General 2019 SD-01 Special 2019 SD-33 Special Elections by Decade
Legislator Databases

[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

February 17, 1853

Contest Election

A successful contest of the election of Assemblyman Walter Van Dyke (AD-22).

It was determined that the election results that gave the election to Van Dyke had included votes cast in Alhouse Creek and Walling's Ranch, which were actually over the poorly-identified border in the Oregon Territory (and not in Klamath County).

AD-22
James McMahon Democratic Win