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  San Francisco Mayor - Succession
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Parents > United States > California > Counties > San Francisco > Mayor
OfficeMayor
Type Appointment
Filing Deadline December 04, 1978 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open December 04, 1978 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close December 04, 1978 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start December 04, 1978 - 12:00pm
Term End December 31, 1979 - 12:00pm
ContributorPatrick
Last ModifiedPaul July 13, 2019 04:33pm
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Description In November 1978, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated by a rival politician after they enacted the city's first gay rights bill. As President of the Board of Supervisors, Feinstein automatically succeeded to the mayoral position on December 4.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won12/11/1975
NameGeorge R. Moscone Votes101,528 (51.09%)
Term01/01/1976 - 12/31/1979 Margin4,315 (+2.17%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNonpartisan Won12/11/1979
NameDianne Feinstein Votes102,233 (53.96%)
Term01/01/1980 - 12/31/1983 Margin15,007 (+7.92%)
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