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  Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite
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NameYvonne Brathwaite Burke
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Los Angeles, California , United States
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Born October 05, 1932 (87 years)
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Infoborn Perle Yvonne Watson in Los Angeles, Calif., October 5, 1932; attended the public schools in Los Angeles; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1953; J.D., University of Southern California School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif., 1956; lawyer, private practice; served as deputy corporation commissioner, hearing officer for Los Angeles Police Commission, and attorney on the staff of the McCone commission; elected to California State legislature, 1967-1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for State Attorney General of California; appointed by the Governor to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors,1979-1980; elected a Los Angeles County Supervisor, Los Angeles, Calif., 1992 to present; is a resident of Los Angeles, Calif.



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  03/02/2004 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 79.74% (+59.48%)
  03/07/2000 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/02/1996 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 - Runoff Won 50.31% (+0.63%)
  06/02/1992 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 2 - Primary Won 40.55% (+0.00%)
  11/04/1980 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 4 - Runoff Lost 47.18% (-5.64%)
  06/03/1980 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 4 - Primary Won 42.32% (+21.17%)
  06/14/1979 Los Angeles County Supervisor - District 4 - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 CA Attorney General Lost 43.45% (-9.44%)
  06/06/1978 CA Attorney General - D Primary Won 51.82% (+3.63%)
  11/02/1976 CA District 28 Won 80.20% (+60.39%)
  11/05/1974 CA District 28 Won 80.14% (+60.29%)
  06/04/1974 CA District 28 - D Primary Won 89.84% (+79.69%)
  11/07/1972 CA District 37 Won 73.18% (+48.48%)
  06/06/1972 CA District 37 - D Primary Won 53.51% (+19.06%)
  11/03/1970 CA State Assembly 63 Won 77.81% (+55.62%)
  11/05/1968 CA State Assembly 63 Won 69.44% (+38.88%)
  11/08/1966 CA State Assembly 63 Won 56.44% (+12.88%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CA US President - D Primary - Mar 03, 2020 D Joe Biden
Los Angeles Mayor - Primary - Mar 05, 2013 D Jan Perry
CA US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
Los Angeles Mayor - May 17, 2005 D Antonio Villaraigosa
Los Angeles Mayor - Jun 05, 2001 D James K. "Jim" Hahn
US President - D Convention - Jul 15, 1976 D Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject