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Patrick Johnston


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CA Blue Book 2000
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-42 39772 Loss
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-26 42189 Loss
01-05-1981 Democratic AD-26 42616 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic AD-26 57205 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-26 64486 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-26 63386 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-26 79688 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-26 59632 Win
01-08-1991 Democratic SD-05 53467 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic SD-05 162122 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic SD-05 159932 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 3, 1946 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Margaret Mary Nevin
Children: P.J. and Christopher

Previous: Vice Chair, California Democratic Party
Previous: Chief Assistant, State Senator John Garamendi
1991: Resigned from the State Assembly on January 10th.
2004-2007: Delta Region Member, California Bay-Delta Authority
2010-2018: Member, Delta Stewardship Council

  • NOTE: Following the 1980 General Election, Adrian C. Fondse was declared the winner and was sworn into office as an Assemblyman on December 1, 1980. The election was then successfully contested, overturned, and the seat was declared vacant. Johnston was sworn into the office on January 1, 1981.
  • LEGISLATION: Boatwright was an author of the Johnston-Baker-Andal-Boatwright Delta Protection Act of 1992.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (1981)