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June 17, 1969

Special Election

Special Election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Assemblyman Alan G. Pattee (AD-34).


Mitchell Bedford Republican 0.8% Loss
Fred Farr Democratic 42.3% Loss
Alton F. Ogborn American Independent 0.4% Loss
Bertram Frederick "Bert" Rudolph Jr. Republican 0.3% Loss
Bob Wood Republican 56.3% Win