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Ennio B. Martinelli


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-1908 Republican SD-09 5994 Win

Candidate Biography:

Ennio Batista Martinelli
Born: February 15, 1868 in Nicasio, CA
Children: Jordan L. Martinelli (Marin County Superior Court Justice, 1949-1960)
Died: August 4, 1930 in San Rafael, CA

1893-1895: City Attorney, City of San Rafael
1895-1899: District Attorney, Marin County
1902-1909: Member, Mendocino State Hospital Board of Directors

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (California Suffrage): Martinelli was one of 5 State Senators (and 17 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 8 (1911), which amended the State Constitution and gave women the right to vote in California. 
  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Recall): Wright was one of 4 State Senators (and 14 Legislators overall) who voted against SCA 23 (1911), which gave California voters the ability to recall statewide and legislative elected officials.

Source: California Blue Book (1909), (1911)
Source: "JORDAN L. MARTINELLI", Marin Independent Journal, Monday, October 6, 1975 [Posted by Cathy Gowdy at]