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January 15, 1974

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of State Senator William E. Coombs. Coombs resigned after being appointed to a federal position in the Nixon administration.

SD-20
Ruben S. Ayala Democratic 54% Win
Jerry Lewis Republican 46% Loss