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November 4, 1958

General Election

Note: A total of 5,366,053 Californians voted in this election.

Governor
Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Democratic 59.8% Win
William P. Gale Write-in Loss
William F. Knowland Republican 40.2% Loss
 
Lieutenant Governor
Glenn M. Anderson Democratic 50.9% Win
Harold J. Powers Republican 49.1% Loss
 
Secretary of State
Frank M. Jordan Republican 49.2% Win
Henry P. Lopez Democratic 48.3% Loss
Mel J. Miller Prohibition 2.5% Loss
 
Controller
Alan Cranston Democratic 50.3% Win
Robert C. Kirkwood Republican 49.7% Loss
 
Treasurer
Bert A. Betts Democratic 51.9% Win
Ronald Button Republican 48.1% Loss
 
Attorney General
Patrick J. Hillings Republican 38.6% Loss
Stanley Mosk Democratic 61.4% Win
 
SBOE1
George R. Reilly Democratic 100% Win
 
SBOE2
John W. Lynch Democratic 53.3% Win
James H. Quinn Republican 46.7% Loss
 
SBOE3
Paul R. Leake Democratic 100% Win
 
SBOE4
Robert E. McDavid Republican 47.9% Loss
Richard Nevins Democratic 52.1% Win
 
Senate1
Clair Engle Democratic 57% Win
Goodwin J. Knight Republican 43% Loss
 
CD-01
Frederick G. "Fred" Dupois Republican 45.1% Loss
Clement W. Miller Democratic 54.9% Win
 
CD-02
Harold T. "Bizz" Johnson Democratic 61% Win
Curtis W. Tarr Republican 39% Loss
 
CD-03
John E. Moss Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-04
George D. Collins Jr. Democratic 40% Loss
William S. Mailliard Republican 60% Win
 
CD-05
John F. Shelley Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-06
John F. Baldwin Jr. Republican 51% Win
Howard H. Jewel Democratic 49% Loss
 
CD-07
John J. Allen Jr. Republican 49.1% Loss
Jeffery Cohelan Democratic 50.9% Win
 
CD-08
George Paul Miller Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-09
Elma D. Oddstad Democratic 41.2% Loss
J. Arthur Younger Republican 58.8% Win
 
CD-10
Russell B. Bryan Democratic 45.4% Loss
Charles S. Gubser Republican 54.6% Win
 
CD-11
John J. McFall Democratic 69.3% Win
Fredrick S. Van Dyke Republican 30.7% Loss
 
CD-12
Daniel K. Halpin Republican 18.9% Loss
B. F. Sisk Democratic 81.1% Win
 
CD-13
William Kirk Stewart Democratic 43% Loss
Charles M. Teague Republican 57% Win
 
CD-14
Harlan Hagen Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-15
Gordon L. McDonough Republican 52% Win
Emery S. Petty Democratic 48% Loss
 
CD-16
Donald L. Jackson Republican 57.8% Win
Melvin Lennard Democratic 42.2% Loss
 
CD-17
Cecil R. King Democratic 75.3% Win
Leonard Di Miceli Republican 24.7% Loss
 
CD-18
Craig Hosmer Republican 60% Win
Harry S. May Democratic 40% Loss
 
CD-19
Chet Holifield Democratic 83.4% Win
Harry Vincent Leppek Republican 16.6% Loss
 
CD-20
Raymond Robert Farrell Democratic 34% Loss
H. Allen Smith Republican 66% Win
 
CD-21
Rudd Brown Democratic 48.1% Loss
Edgar W. Hiestand Republican 51.9% Win
 
CD-22
Irving Glasband Democratic 44.6% Loss
Joseph F. "Joe" Holt Republican 55.4% Win
 
CD-23
Clyde Doyle Democratic 100% Win
 
CD-24
Glenard P. Lipscomb Republican 56.4% Win
William H. Ware Jr. Democratic 43.6% Loss
 
CD-25
George A. Kasem Democratic 50.1% Win
Prescott O. Lieberg Republican 49.9% Loss
 
CD-26
James Roosevelt Democratic 72.2% Win
Crispus "Cris" Wright Republican 27.8% Loss
 
CD-27
Robert M. Castle Republican 27.7% Loss
Harry R. Sheppard Democratic 72.3% Win
 
CD-28
Ted Boyett Democratic 41.8% Loss
James B. Utt Republican 58.2% Win
 
CD-29
John D. Babbage Republican 37.6% Loss
D. S. "Judge" Saund Democratic 62.4% Win
 
CD-30
Lionel Van Deerlin Democratic 44.7% Loss
Robert C. "Bob" Wilson Republican 55.3% Win
 
SD-02
Randolph Collier Republican 100% Win
 
SD-04
James E. "Jim" Busch Republican 49.8% Loss
Waverly Jack Slattery Democratic 50.2% Win
 
SD-06
Paul L. Byrne Republican 100% Win
 
SD-08
Virgil O'Sullivan Democratic Win
Louis G. Sutton Republican Loss
 
SD-10
Edward C. Johnson Republican 100% Win
 
SD-12
F. Presley Abshire Republican 57% Win
Charles E. Greenfield Jr. Democratic 43% Loss
 
SD-14
Forden Skip Athearn Republican 28.5% Loss
Gene McAteer Democratic 71.5% Win
 
SD-16
John W. Holmdahl Democratic 58.5% Win
Kent D. Pursel Republican 41.5% Loss
 
SD-18
John M. Chargin Democratic 49.5% Loss
John F. "Jack" Thompson Republican 50.5% Win
 
SD-20
Alan Short Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-22
Hugh P. Donnelly Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-24
James A. Cobey Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-26
Stephen P. Teale Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-28
Charles Brown Democratic 59.8% Win
Verne Summers Republican 40.2% Loss
 
SD-30
Hugh M. Burns Democratic 100% Win
 
SD-32
Joseph L. Soares Democratic 43.6% Loss
J. Howard Williams Republican 56.4% Win
 
SD-34
Jess R. Dorsey Republican 49.1% Loss
Walter W. Stiern Democratic 50.9% Win
 
SD-36
Raymond H. "Ray" Gregory Republican 42.9% Loss
Stanford C. Shaw Democratic 57.1% Win
 
SD-38
Richard B. Richards Democratic 67.9% Win
Bradford Trenham Republican 32.1% Loss
 
SD-40
Hugo Fisher Democratic 51% Win
Fred H. Kraft Republican 49% Loss
 
AD-01
Frank P. Belotti Republican 54.9% Win
Francis O. Stebbins Democratic 45.1% Loss
 
AD-02
Pauline L. Davis Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-03
Lloyd W. Lowrey Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-04
Tolbert E. Elliott Democratic 46.2% Loss
Harold Thomas Sedgwick Republican 53.8% Win
 
AD-05
Samuel R. Geddes Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-06
Francis C. Lindsay Republican 43.6% Loss
Paul J. Lunardi Democratic 56.4% Win
 
AD-07
Richard H. McCollister Republican 100% Win
 
AD-08
Thomas J. MacBride Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-09
L. B. "Van" Vandegrift Republican 31% Loss
Edwin L. Z'berg Democratic 69% Win
 
AD-10
Samuel Conti Republican 45.6% Loss
Jerome Waldie Democratic 54.4% Win
 
AD-11
William T. Hoffman Republican 22.3% Loss
S. C. Masterson Democratic 77.7% Win
 
AD-12
William "Bill" Biddick Jr. Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-13
Carlos Bee Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-14
Robert W. Crown Democratic 70.8% Win
Jack A. Downey Republican 29.2% Loss
 
AD-15
Nicholas C. Petris Democratic 60.9% Win
Bernard A. Sheridan Republican 39.1% Loss
 
AD-16
Walter I. Dahl Republican 64.3% Win
Wilma D. Hackett Democratic 35.7% Loss
 
AD-17
William Byron Rumford Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-18
Winton McKibben Democratic 47.6% Loss
Don Mulford Republican 52.4% Win
 
AD-19
James Ryan Cunha Republican 32.9% Loss
Charlie Meyers Democratic 67.1% Win
 
AD-20
Phil Burton Democratic 72.9% Win
Achille H. Muschi Republican 27.1% Loss
 
AD-21
Ruth Church Gupta Democratic 43.4% Loss
Milton Marks Republican 56.6% Win
 
AD-22
Frank Brann Democratic 47.7% Loss
John A. Busterud Republican 52.3% Win
 
AD-23
John A. O'Connell Democratic 80.3% Win
Jay Franklin Salaman Republican 19.7% Loss
 
AD-24
John Adams Jr. Republican 35.2% Loss
Edward M. Gaffney Democratic 64.8% Win
 
AD-25
Louis Francis Republican 50.6% Win
Leo J. Ryan Democratic 49.4% Loss
 
AD-26
Carl A. "Ike" Britschgi Republican 62.4% Win
Robert E. L. Collier Democratic 37.6% Loss
 
AD-27
Glenn E. Coolidge Republican 100% Win
 
AD-28
Clark L. Bradley Republican 51.9% Win
Douglas F. Murphy Democratic 48.1% Loss
 
AD-29
Bruce F. Allen Republican 56.8% Win
Raymond Spagnola Democratic 43.2% Loss
 
AD-30
Ralph M. Brown Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-31
Gordon H. Winton Jr. Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-32
Bert Delotto Democratic 70.2% Win
Blaine Pettitt Republican 29.8% Loss
 
AD-33
Charles B. Garrigus Democratic 55.4% Win
William W. Hansen Republican 44.6% Loss
 
AD-34
Alan G. Pattee Republican 62.9% Win
Saul M. Weingarten Democratic 37.1% Loss
 
AD-35
Myron H. Frew Democratic 60.3% Win
Ralph B. Jordan Republican 39.7% Loss
 
AD-36
James L. Holmes Republican 57.2% Win
H. Edward Nettles Democratic 42.8% Loss
 
AD-37
Rex M. Cunningham Democratic 66.8% Win
J. H. "Pete" Lenox Republican 33.2% Loss
 
AD-38
Dorothy M. Donahoe Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-39
H. W. "Pat" Kelly Republican 49.8% Loss
John C. Williamson Democratic 50.2% Win
 
AD-40
Edward E. Elliott Democratic 85.2% Win
R. B. "Burt" Law Republican 14.8% Loss
 
AD-41
Warren Henderson Republican 31.4% Loss
Allen Miller Democratic 68.6% Win
 
AD-42
Tom Bane Democratic 55.8% Win
William F. "Bill" Marsh Republican 44.2% Loss
 
AD-43
Howard J. Thelin Republican 67% Win
Al Weltner Democratic 33% Loss
 
AD-44
Joseph M. Kennick Democratic 53.5% Win
Herbert R. Klocksiem Republican 46.5% Loss
 
AD-45
Don Anderson Republican 35.9% Loss
George Brown Democratic 64.1% Win
 
AD-46
Charles Edward Chapel Republican 57.2% Win
Iris Crochet Democratic 42.8% Loss
 
AD-47
Bruce V. Reagan Republican 60.9% Win
Gareth W. Sadler Democratic 39.1% Loss
 
AD-48
Frank D. Lanterman Republican 66.5% Win
Listle L. Snavely Democratic 33.5% Loss
 
AD-49
Ernest R. Geddes Republican 58.2% Win
Martin Weinberger Democratic 41.8% Loss
 
AD-50
Ronald Brooks Cameron Democratic 56.7% Win
Earl Riley Republican 43.3% Loss
 
AD-51
Joseph "Joe" Galea Republican 17.1% Loss
William A. Munnell Democratic 82.9% Win
 
AD-52
Joseph "Joe" Burk Republican 31% Loss
George A. Willson Democratic 69% Win
 
AD-53
Montivel A. Burke Republican 62.2% Win
Marylyn Powers Sobieski Democratic 37.8% Loss
 
AD-54
John L. E. "Bud" Collier Republican 50% Win
Richard E. Erwin Democratic 47.6% Loss
Leslie E. "Les" Rice Prohibition 2.5% Loss
 
AD-55
Vernon Kilpatrick Democratic 86% Win
Herman T. Smith Republican 14% Loss
 
AD-56
Seth J. Johnson Republican 53.7% Win
Philip J. Schlessinger Democratic 46.3% Loss
 
AD-57
Charles J. Conrad Republican 53.4% Win
Charles Manfred Democratic 46.6% Loss
 
AD-58
David V. Easton Democratic 45.1% Loss
Joseph C. Shell Republican 54.9% Win
 
AD-59
Thomas M. Rees Democratic 36.1% Loss
Sanford "Sandy" Weiner Republican 63.9% Win
 
AD-60
Harold K. Levering Republican 24.7% Loss
Martin Schnitzer Democratic 75.3% Win
 
AD-61
Jack B. Curran Republican 21.3% Loss
Lester A. McMillan Democratic 78.7% Win
 
AD-62
Augustus F. "Gus" Hawkins Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-63
Don A. Allen Sr. Democratic 68.5% Win
C. Roland Pierce Republican 31.5% Loss
 
AD-64
Lou Cusanovich Republican 50.2% Win
Howard Cap Hardy Democratic 49.8% Loss
 
AD-65
Arthur K. Snyder Republican 35% Loss
Jesse M. Unruh Democratic 65% Win
 
AD-66
Joe G. Castillo Republican 24.1% Loss
Charles H. Wilson Democratic 75.9% Win
 
AD-67
Richard E. Cerny Republican 23.6% Loss
Clayton A. Dills Democratic 76.4% Win
 
AD-68
Vincent Thomas Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-69
Carley V. Porter Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-70
William S. "Bill" Grant Republican 52.6% Win
Thomas D. Griffin Democratic 47.4% Loss
 
AD-71
Lee Backstrand Republican 51.6% Win
Clifford V. "Cliff" Dean Democratic 48.4% Loss
 
AD-72
Daniel D. "Dan" Mikesell Democratic 36.9% Loss
Eugene G. Nisbet Democratic 63.1% Win
 
AD-73
Jack A. Beaver Republican 51.1% Win
William T. "Bill" Howell Democratic 48.9% Loss
 
AD-74
Bruce Sumner Republican 66.6% Win
David A. Tickner Democratic 33.4% Loss
 
AD-75
Richard T. Hanna Democratic 63.2% Win
George Timothy Kellogg Republican 36.8% Loss
 
AD-76
Leverette D. House Democratic 100% Win
 
AD-77
Sheridan N. Hegland Democratic 56.8% Win
William K. Shearer Republican 43.2% Loss
 
AD-78
Frank Luckel Republican 59.3% Win
Lee C. Poole Democratic 40.7% Loss
 
AD-79
George G. Crawford Republican 51% Win
Maxwell Kaufman Democratic 49% Loss
 
AD-80
Frederick James "Jim" Bear Democratic 49.9% Loss
Jack Schrade Republican 50.1% Win
 

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of State Senator Earl D. Desmond (SD-19) and the vacancy created by the resignation of Assemblyman Frank G. Bonelli (AD-52). Bonelli resigned after being elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

SD-19
Frank D. Corbett Democratic 12.5% Loss
Louis N. Desmond Republican 33% Loss
Albert S. Rodda Democratic 51.4% Win
Homer J. Walt Democratic 3.1% Loss
 
AD-52
Robert W. Armstrong Write-in 13.4% Loss
Joseph "Joe" Burk Write-in 8.3% Loss
Carlton H. Casjens Write-in 33.9% Loss
George A. Willson Write-in 44.4% Win