Los Angeles mayoral election, 1969

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1969
Los Angeles
1965 ←
April 1, 1969 (1969-04-01) and May 27, 1969 (1969-05-27)
→ 1973

  SamYorty.jpg Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley meets with Rodolfo Escalera (Crop).jpg
Candidate Sam Yorty Tom Bradley
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 447,030 392,379
Percentage 53.26% 46.74%

Mayor before election

Sam Yorty
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Sam Yorty
Democratic

The 1969 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 1, 1969, with a run-off election on May 27, 1969. Incumbent Sam Yorty was re-elected.

Results[edit]

Primary election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral primary election, April 1, 1969[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Tom Bradley 293,753 41.80%
Democratic Sam Yorty 183,334 26.09% -31.84%
Democratic Baxter Ward 116,555 16.59%
Republican Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. 99,172 14.11%
Independent Robert M. Wilkinson 2,682 0.38%
Democratic Eileen Anderson 1,600 0.23%
Independent Robert K. Steinberg 1,574 0.22%
Independent Saxon Cameron Elliott 1,160 0.17%
Independent Jack Rourke 760 0.11%
Independent Fred W. Kline 718 0.10%
Independent Arthur Whizin 659 0.09%
Independent William E. Hathaway 375 0.05%
Independent Don Federick 277 0.04%
Democratic Lawrence M. Schulner 169 0.02%
Total votes 702,788 100.00%

General election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, May 27, 1969[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Sam Yorty 447,030 53.26%
Democratic Tom Bradley 392,379 46.74%
Total votes 839,409 100.00%
Democratic hold Swing

References and footnotes[edit]

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

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