State Legislative Primary Candidate Report (9/14/2011)

The current count for state legislative candidates being tracked for the 2012 Primary is;

TOTAL: 219
Legislators: 83 Curent Legislators (38%), 18 Former Legislators (8%), 118 Non-Legislators (54%)
Previous Candidates*: 117 have JoinCalifornia biographies (53%), 102 do not (47%)
Parties:
135 Democrats (62%), 79 Republicans (36%), 4 No Party Preference (2%), 1 Green (0%)

 

* JoinCalifornia.com has candidate biographies for all previous General Election candidates since the 1890s. These candidates are already listed on the JoinCalifornia candidates.

Congressman Charles Gubser died

Former Congressman Charles S. Gubser, who served in elected offices from 1950-1974, died Saturday at his home in Fresno. He was 95.

Gubser was first elected to the State Assembly in 1950, serving in the 1951-52 Session, before serving in Congress from 1953-1974.

Assemblyman “Gib” Marguth died

Gilbert R. Marguth Jr.

Former Assemblyman Gilbert R. Marguth, who represented AD-15 for the 1981-1982 session, died Friday at his home in Livermore. He was 77.

LINK: Oakland Tribune Obituary