Los Angeles mayoral election, 1938

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1938
Los Angeles
1937 ←
September 16, 1938 (1938-09-16) → 1941

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Candidate Fletcher Bowron Frank L. Shaw
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 233,427 122,692
Percentage 64.33% 33.81%

Mayor before election

Frank L. Shaw
Independent

Elected Mayor

Fletcher Bowron
Republican

The 1938 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on September 16, 1938 following the recall of incumbent Frank L. Shaw. Shaw was defeated by Fletcher Bowron.

Results[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral recall election, September 16, 1938[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Fletcher Bowron 233,427 64.33%
Independent Frank L. Shaw 122,692 33.81% -8.76%
Democratic Alonzo J. Riggs 4,050 1.12%
Independent Albert F. Osterloh 2,706 0.75%
Total votes 362,875 100.00%
Republican gain from Independent Swing

References and footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Los Angeles Mayor". Our Campaigns. 
  2. ^ Officially all candidates are non-partisan.

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