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Dan McCorquodale


Picture of Dan McCorquodale
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1982 Democratic SD-12 80604 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic SD-12 90911 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic SD-12 106857 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic SD-12 96542 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Daniel Alfred McCorquodale, Jr.
Born: December 17, 1934 in Longville, Louisiana
Married: Jean Adrian Botsford (m. 1969)
Children: Three
Military Service: USMC

1964-1967: Member, Chula Vista City Council
1968-1969: Mayor, City of Chula Vista
1973-1982: Member, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
1994-1996: Member, California Medical Assistance Commission


  • GEOGRAPHY: McCorquodale is one of a VERY small number of elected officials in the modern era to hold elected offices in several different regions of the state. In the 1960s, he was Mayor of Chula Vista (San Diego County), in the 1970, he was a Santa Clara County Supervisor, and in the 1980s, he represented a district that included Santa Clara and Stanislaus Counties.
  • Biography: "He was born in the home of his aunt who delivered him."


Source: California Legislature Handbook (1991-92)
Source: Biography of Senator Dan McCorquodale []