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June 27, 1933

Special Election

Special Election to elect twenty-one* Delegates to a Convention Held in the State of California to Pass on the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment.

The delegates elected in this special election (officially called the “Convention in the State of California to Pass on the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment Thereof”) met on July 24, 1933 in Sacramento and ratified the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ending prohibition.

* The number of delegates appears to have been set at 21 to provide one delegate for each of California's 20 Congressional districts, plus one to serve as a tie-breaker.

Earle C. Anthony Repeal 3.5% Win
G. L. Aynesworth Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Alonzo L. Baker Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Forbes Harris Brown Prohibition 1.1% Loss
J. F. Burke Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Asa V. Call Repeal 3.5% Win
Joseph S. Campbell Prohibition 1.1% Loss
H. H. Cotton Repeal 3.5% Win
Philip T. Dennis Prohibition 1.1% Loss
John T. Gaffey Repeal 3.5% Win
Richard K. Gandy Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Bertrand W. Gearhart Repeal 3.5% Win
Byron C. Hanna Repeal 3.5% Win
Roy M. Hardy Repeal 3.5% Win
Henry E. Harwood Repeal 3.5% Win
Imogene G. Hook Repeal 3.5% Win
William B. Hornblower Repeal 3.5% Win
William M. Hotle Prohibition 1.1% Loss
R. L. Hughes Repeal 3.5% Win
J. Hugh Jackson Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Edward J. Kelly Repeal 3.5% Win
Irl G. Maxwell Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Eleanor Banning McFarland Repeal 3.5% Win
Grace Montgomery Repeal 3.5% Win
S. F. B. Morse Repeal 3.5% Win
James M. Murphy Repeal 3.5% Win
Nathan Newby Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Gurney E. Newlin Repeal 3.5% Win
Elmer E. Nichols Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Fred M. Owen Prohibition 1.1% Loss
W. Rufus Page Prohibition 1.1% Loss
John A. Parma Repeal 3.5% Win
Sheridan Peterson Repeal 3.5% Win
George Wallace Phillips Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Maude P. Reuben Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Mary A. Ruckle Prohibition 1.1% Loss
George Winfield Scott Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Ronald Shero Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Robert P. "Bob" Shuler Prohibition 1.1% Loss
Roland G. Swaffield Repeal 3.5% Win
Felton Taylor Repeal 3.5% Win
Patrick M. Walker Repeal 3.5% Win
Eva Craven Wheeler Prohibition 1.1% Loss
J. E. White Prohibition 1.1% Loss