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William B. Dickenson


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-13-1849 Nonpartisan AD-Sacramento 0 Win
09-02-1857 Democratic SD-18 0 Win
09-01-1858 Democratic SD-18 0 Win
09-07-1859 Democratic SD-18 0 Win
11-06-1860 Breckinridge Democratic SD-18 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

1849: Assembly seat was successfully contested and declared vacant on December 18.
1859: President pro Tempore, California State Senate
1860: Candidate for Senate President Pro Tem (Lost; 1 to 27)
1860: Member, Joint Special Committee on the Mendocino Indian War

  • The first session started on Saturday, December 15, 1849 but Dickinson wasn't sworn into the Assembly until December 17th. The following day, his seat was successfully contested by John Bigler.