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November 2, 1954

General Election

Note: A total of 4,101,692 Californians voted in this election.

Governor
Richard Perrin Graves Democratic 43.2% Loss
Goodwin J. Knight Republican 56.8% Win
 
Lieutenant Governor
Harold J. Powers Republican 55.3% Win
Edward R. Roybal Democratic 44.7% Loss
 
Secretary of State
Horace V. Alexander Independent Progressive 1.8% Loss
Frank M. Jordan Republican 55.3% Win
Daniel Raeburn Democratic 41.1% Loss
Frank G. H. Stevens Prohibition 1.8% Loss
 
Controller
George D. Collins Jr. Democratic 44.6% Loss
Robert C. Kirkwood Republican 54.2% Win
Fred H. Ross Prohibition 1.2% Loss
 
Treasurer
Herbert S. Cohn Independent Progressive 1.5% Loss
Charles G. Johnson Republican 55.2% Win
George E. Johnson Democratic 43.3% Loss
 
Attorney General
Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Democratic 94.5% Win
Edwin M. Copper Prohibition 5.5% Loss
 
SBOE1
Stuart L. McClure Republican 45.5% Loss
George R. Reilly Democratic 54.5% Win
 
SBOE2
James H. Quinn Republican 100% Win
 
SBOE3
Clinton T. Duffy Republican 35.7% Loss
Paul R. Leake Democratic 64.3% Win
 
SBOE4
William G. Bonelli Democratic 39.4% Loss
Robert E. McDavid Republican 60.6% Win
 
Senate3
Isobel M. Cerney Independent Progressive 1.3% Loss
Thomas H. Kuchel Republican 53.2% Win
Sam Yorty Democratic 45.5% Loss
 
CD-01
Max Kortum Democratic 40.9% Loss
Hubert B. Scudder Republican 59.1% Win
 
CD-02
Clair Engle Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-03
John E. Moss Democratic 65.3% Win
James H. Phillips Republican 34.7% Loss
 
CD-04
George R. Andersen Independent Progressive 2.1% Loss
William S. Mailliard Republican 61.2% Win
Philip A. O'Rourke Democratic 36.7% Loss
 
CD-05
John F. Shelley Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-06
John F. Baldwin Jr. Republican 50.9% Win
Robert L. Condon Democratic 49.1% Loss
 
CD-07
John J. Allen Jr. Republican 53% Win
Stanley K. Crook Democratic 47% Loss
 
CD-08
George Paul Miller Democratic 65.4% Win
Jess M. Ritchie Republican 34.6% Loss
 
CD-09
Harold F. Taggart Democratic 45.5% Loss
J. Arthur Younger Republican 54.5% Win
 
CD-10
Paul V. Birmingham Democratic 38.8% Loss
Charles S. Gubser Republican 61.2% Win
 
CD-11
Leroy Johnson Republican 52.6% Win
Carl Sugar Democratic 47.4% Loss
 
CD-12
Oakley Hunter Republican 46.2% Loss
B. F. Sisk Democratic 53.8% Win
 
CD-13
Timothy I. O'Reilly Democratic 47.5% Loss
Charles M. Teague Republican 52.5% Win
 
CD-14
Al Blain Republican 34.9% Loss
Harlan Hagen Democratic 65.1% Win
 
CD-15
Gordon L. McDonough Republican 56.9% Win
Frank P. O'Sullivan Democratic 43.1% Loss
 
CD-16
S. Mark Hogue Democratic 39.2% Loss
Donald L. Jackson Republican 60.8% Win
 
CD-17
Robert H. Finch Republican 39.9% Loss
Cecil R. King Democratic 60.1% Win
 
CD-18
Craig Hosmer Republican 55% Win
Joseph M. Kennick Democratic 45% Loss
 
CD-19
Chet Holifield Democratic 74.8% Win
Raymond R. Pritchard Republican 25.2% Loss
 
CD-20
Carl Hinshaw Republican 71.2% Win
Eugene Radding Democratic 28.8% Loss
 
CD-21
Edgar W. Hiestand Republican 58.7% Win
William E. "Bill" Roskam Democratic 41.3% Loss
 
CD-22
William M. "Bill" Costley Democratic 41.8% Loss
Joseph F. "Joe" Holt Republican 58.2% Win
 
CD-23
Frank G. Bussing Republican 27.3% Loss
Clyde Doyle Democratic 70.9% Win
Olive T. Thompson Independent Progressive 1.8% Loss
 
CD-24
George Arnold Democratic 43.1% Loss
Glenard P. Lipscomb Republican 56.9% Win
 
CD-25
Patrick J. Hillings Republican 65.2% Win
John G. Sobieski Democratic 34.8% Loss
 
CD-26
Theodore R. "Ted" Owings Republican 39.9% Loss
James Roosevelt Democratic 60.1% Win
 
CD-27
Martin K. Barrett Republican 35.2% Loss
Harry R. Sheppard Democratic 64.8% Win
 
CD-28
Harriet Enderle Democratic 33.8% Loss
James B. Utt Republican 66.2% Win
 
CD-29
John R. Phillips Republican 58% Win
Bruce Shangle Democratic 42% Loss
 
CD-30
Ross T. McIntire Democratic 39.6% Loss
Robert C. "Bob" Wilson Republican 60.4% Win
 
SD-02
Randolph Collier Republican 100% Win
 
SD-04
James E. "Jim" Busch Republican 100% Win
 
SD-06
Paul L. Byrne Republican 100% Win
 
SD-08
Louis G. Sutton Republican 100% Win
 
SD-10
Edward C. Johnson Republican 100% Win
 
SD-14
Donald J. Bruce Republican 31.8% Loss
Robert I. McCarthy Democratic 68.2% Win
 
SD-16
Anga Bjornson Democratic 48.3% Loss
Arthur H. Breed Jr. Republican 51.7% Win
 
SD-18
Jack P. D'Angelo Democratic 41.5% Loss
John F. "Jack" Thompson Republican 58.5% Win
 
SD-20
Verne W. Hoffman Republican 49.8% Loss
Alan Short Democratic 50.2% Win
 
SD-22
Hugh P. Donnelly Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-24
James A. Cobey Democratic 59% Win
Milton M. Reiman Republican 41% Loss
 
SD-26
Stephen P. Teale Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-28
Charles Brown Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-30
Hugh M. Burns Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-32
Earl Miles Democratic 38.7% Loss
J. Howard Williams Republican 61.3% Win
 
SD-34
Jess R. Dorsey Republican 100% Win
 
SD-36
James E. Cunningham Sr. Republican 100% Win
 
SD-38
Frank Nelson Prohibition 2.9% Loss
Richard B. Richards Democratic 49.1% Win
Mildred Younger Republican 48% Loss
 
SD-40
James M. "Jim" Edmunds Democratic 41.2% Loss
Fred H. Kraft Republican 58.8% Win
 
AD-01
Frank P. Belotti Republican 100% Win
 
AD-02
Pauline L. Davis Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-03
Lloyd W. Lowrey Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-04
Don Hobbie Republican 100% Win
 
AD-05
Samuel R. Geddes Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-06
Francis C. Lindsay Republican 100% Win
 
AD-07
Richard H. McCollister Republican 61% Win
Worth Seymour Democratic 39% Loss
 
AD-08
Gordon A. Fleury Republican 53.4% Win
Jesse E. Fluharty Democratic 46.6% Loss
 
AD-09
Roy J. Nielsen Republican 55.2% Win
John J. Reynolds Democratic 44.8% Loss
 
AD-10
Donald D. Doyle Republican 62.5% Win
Edward N. Munns Democratic 37.5% Loss
 
AD-11
Frederick G. Cole Republican 30% Loss
S. C. Masterson Democratic 70% Win
 
AD-12
John J. McFall Democratic Win
 
AD-13
Carlos Bee Democratic 67.9% Win
Edward A. "Ed" Robey Republican 32.1% Loss
 
AD-14
Robert W. Crown Democratic 49.9% Loss
Randal F. Dickey Republican 50.1% Win
 
AD-15
Luther H. Lincoln Republican 52.1% Win
Robert B. "Bob" River Democratic 47.9% Loss
 
AD-16
Sam W. Blanford Democratic 28.2% Loss
Walter I. Dahl Republican 71.8% Win
 
AD-17
William Byron Rumford Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-18
Thomas W. Caldecott Republican 57.2% Win
Winton McKibben Democratic 42.8% Loss
 
AD-19
Milton Marks Republican 49% Loss
Charlie Meyers Democratic 51% Win
 
AD-20
Thomas A. Maloney Republican 100% Win
 
AD-21
Caspar W. Weinberger Republican 100% Win
 
AD-22
Bernard R. Brady Democratic 50.2% Win
John A. Busterud Republican 49.8% Loss
 
AD-23
George T. Alvers Republican 21.9% Loss
Joseph O. Gilmore Independent 20.5% Loss
John A. O'Connell Democratic 57.6% Win
 
AD-24
Edward M. Gaffney Democratic 64% Win
Irving Shore Republican 36% Loss
 
AD-25
Daniel J. Creedon Republican 54.1% Win
James B. Daly Democratic 45.9% Loss
 
AD-26
Richard J. Dolwig Republican 62.8% Win
Frank Groves Democratic 37.2% Loss
 
AD-27
Glenn E. Coolidge Republican 100% Win
 
AD-28
Clark L. Bradley Republican 60% Win
Curtis H. Perry Democratic 40% Loss
 
AD-29
Bruce F. Allen Republican 54.5% Win
Michael di Leonardo Democratic 45.5% Loss
 
AD-30
Ralph M. Brown Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-31
George A. Clarke Republican 100% Win
 
AD-32
Wallace D. Henderson Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-33
William W. Hansen Republican 100% Win
 
AD-34
Fred Farr Democratic 49.1% Loss
Alan G. Pattee Republican 50.9% Win
 
AD-35
Myron H. Frew Democratic 47.2% Loss
Roscoe L. Patterson Republican 52.8% Win
 
AD-36
Bobbe Campbell Dorsey Democratic 49.4% Loss
James L. Holmes Republican 50.6% Win
 
AD-37
Rex M. Cunningham Democratic 55.8% Win
Carl A. Phleger Republican 44.2% Loss
 
AD-38
Dorothy M. Donahoe Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-39
H. W. "Pat" Kelly Republican 100% Win
 
AD-40
Raimund D. Alvarado Republican 21.6% Loss
Edward E. Elliott Democratic 78.4% Win
 
AD-41
Allen Miller Democratic 59% Win
Ferdinand L. "Ferd" Sturtevant Republican 41% Loss
 
AD-42
William F. "Bill" Marsh Republican 53.3% Win
Jess Nathan Democratic 46.7% Loss
 
AD-43
John F. Gayer Democratic 28.5% Loss
H. Allen Smith Republican 71.5% Win
 
AD-44
Herbert R. Klocksiem Republican 53.5% Win
Richard J. "Dick" Nussell Democratic 46.5% Loss
 
AD-45
Thomas J. Doyle Democratic 69.9% Win
Floyd Vinson Republican 30.1% Loss
 
AD-46
Charles Edward Chapel Republican 56.9% Win
Allan K. Jonas Democratic 43.1% Loss
 
AD-47
Elsie C. Kroesche Democratic 30.6% Loss
Albert I. Stewart Republican 69.4% Win
 
AD-48
Peter M. Haxell Democratic 28.5% Loss
Frank D. Lanterman Republican 71.5% Win
 
AD-49
Gilbert L. Cook Democratic 33.5% Loss
Ernest R. Geddes Republican 66.5% Win
 
AD-50
Richard D. DuBois Democratic 41.5% Loss
Thomas M. Erwin Republican 58.5% Win
 
AD-51
William A. Munnell Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-52
Frank G. Bonelli Democratic 61.4% Win
Nils Helgren Republican 38.6% Loss
 
AD-53
Montivel A. Burke Republican 64.3% Win
Frank J. Thompson Democratic 35.7% Loss
 
AD-54
John L. E. "Bud" Collier Republican 57.5% Win
Prudence R. Thrift Democratic 42.5% Loss
 
AD-55
Vernon Kilpatrick Democratic 70% Win
Rayfield Lundy Republican 30% Loss
 
AD-56
Seth J. Johnson Republican 54.2% Win
Philip J. Schlessinger Democratic 45.8% Loss
 
AD-57
Charles J. Conrad Republican 57.6% Win
Clifford H. Marker Democratic 42.4% Loss
 
AD-58
Joseph C. Shell Republican 59.8% Win
Donald G. Tollefson Democratic 40.2% Loss
 
AD-59
Harold L. George Write-in 31.2% Loss
Charles W. Lyon Republican 19.3% Loss
Thomas M. Rees Democratic 49.5% Win
 
AD-60
Harold K. Levering Republican 60.3% Win
Henry J. Olson Democratic 39.7% Loss
 
AD-61
Carl E. Lindstrom Republican 33% Loss
Lester A. McMillan Democratic 67% Win
 
AD-62
Augustus F. "Gus" Hawkins Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-63
Lucius Lomax Jr. Democratic 47.1% Loss
G. Delbert Morris Republican 52.9% Win
 
AD-64
Patrick D. McGee Republican 57.3% Win
Paul Roest Democratic 42.7% Loss
 
AD-65
John W. Evans Republican 46.9% Loss
Jesse M. Unruh Democratic 53.1% Win
 
AD-66
Kenneth A. Ross Jr. Republican 47.8% Loss
Charles H. Wilson Democratic 52.2% Win
 
AD-67
Clayton A. Dills Democratic 65.2% Win
Richard L. Tretheway Republican 34.8% Loss
 
AD-68
Vincent Thomas Democratic 74.3% Win
John A. Wild Republican 25.7% Loss
 
AD-69
Carley V. Porter Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-70
Ven O. Fahreney Democratic 46.4% Loss
William S. "Bill" Grant Republican 53.6% Win
 
AD-71
Lee Backstrand Republican 100% Win
 
AD-72
Ray W. Ferguson Republican 43.5% Loss
Eugene G. Nisbet Democratic 56.5% Win
 
AD-73
Jack A. Beaver Republican 53.2% Win
Milton J. "Milt" Bell Democratic 46.8% Loss
 
AD-74
Oland W. Carrick Democratic 36.9% Loss
Earl W. Stanley Republican 63.1% Win
 
AD-75
Harry R. Fox Democratic 38.1% Loss
LeRoy E. Lyon Jr. Republican 61.9% Win
 
AD-76
J. Ward Casey Republican 100% Win
 
AD-77
Edwin S. "Ed" Bulen Republican 49.1% Loss
Sheridan N. Hegland Democratic 50.9% Win
 
AD-78
Frank Luckel Republican 63.7% Win
Tom Sherrard Democratic 36.3% Loss
 
AD-79
Wanda Sankary Democratic 50.4% Win
Chester E. Schneider Republican 49.6% Loss
 
AD-80
John E. Hunter Democratic 45.3% Loss
Jack Schrade Republican 54.7% Win