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October 20, 1959

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Assemblyman Seth J. Johnson (AD-56).

AD-56
Abbot C. Bernay Republican 5% Loss
Sibyl Burke Clements Democratic 2.1% Loss
Earle Hawley Democratic 1.6% Loss
Philip J. Schlessinger Democratic 41.6% Loss
Chet Wolfrum Republican 49.7% Win