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  Burton, John
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NameJohn Burton
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Born December 15, 1932 (84 years)
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Infoborn in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 15, 1932; attended the public schools of San Francisco; A.B., San Francisco State College, 1954; LL.B., University of San Francisco Law School, 1960; served in the United States Army, 1954-1956; admitted to the California bar in 1961 and commenced practice in San Francisco; member, California State legislature, 1965-1974; served as chairman, State assembly rules committee; chairman, joint rules committee; also as chairman, health and welfare budget subcommittee; chairman, California State Democratic Party, 1973-1974; cochairman, California delegation, Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third Congress, by special election, June 4, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William S. Mailliard; reelected to the four succeeding Congresses and served from June 4, 1974, to January 3, 1983; was not a candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; resumed the practice of law; elected to the California State assembly from District 16 in 1988 for a two-year term, and reelected in 1990 and 1992; is a resident of San Francisco, Calif.


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  01/06/2003 Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 CA State Senate 03 Won 72.92% (+51.12%)
  11/05/1996 CA State Senate 03 Won 70.82% (+47.17%)
  03/26/1996 CA State Senate 03 - D Primary Won 62.89% (+25.79%)
  11/08/1994 CA State Assembly 12 Won 70.77% (+46.52%)
  11/03/1992 CA State Assembly 12 Won 65.10% (+38.95%)
  11/06/1990 CA State Assembly 16 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1988 CA State Assembly 16 Won 76.38% (+60.47%)
  04/12/1988 CA State Assembly 16- Special Election Won 52.43% (+15.99%)
  11/04/1980 CA District 5 Won 51.11% (+5.80%)
  11/07/1978 CA District 5 Won 66.84% (+33.69%)
  11/02/1976 CA District 5 Won 61.84% (+23.69%)
  11/05/1974 CA District 5 Won 59.30% (+21.35%)
  06/04/1974 CA District 5 - D Primary Won 70.61% (+57.33%)
  06/04/1974 CA District 6 - Special Election Won 50.03% (+28.88%)
  11/07/1972 CA State Assembly 20 Won 70.59% (+41.17%)
  11/03/1970 CA State Assembly 20 Won 67.48% (+37.06%)
  11/07/1968 CA State Assembly 20 Won 65.90% (+34.37%)
  08/15/1967 CA State Senate 09- Special Election Lost 48.54% (-2.93%)
  11/08/1966 CA State Assembly 20 Won 59.54% (+19.09%)
  11/03/1964 CA State Assembly 20 Won 61.73% (+23.47%)
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SF Board of Supervisors - District 3 - Nov 04, 2008 N Denise McCarthy
CA State Assembly 19 - D Primary - Jun 03, 2008 D Gina Papan
CA State Assembly 11 - D Primary - Jun 06, 2006 D Mark DeSaulnier
CA State Assembly 06 - D Primary - Jun 06, 2006 D Cynthia L. Murray
CA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D John Edwards
San Francisco Mayor - Nov 05, 1991 D Arthur C. "Art" Agnos