1919 Los Angeles mayoral election

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1919

← 1917 May 6, 1919 (1919-05-06) and June 3, 1919 (1919-06-03) 1921 →
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Candidate Meredith P. Snyder Frederick T. Woodman Sylvester Weaver
Party Democratic Republican Independent
First round vote 23,368 19,504 13,864%
First round percentage 37.28% 31.12% 22.12%
Runoff vote 26,779 15,578
Runoff percentage 63.22% 36.78%

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Candidate Gesner Williams
Party Independent
First round vote 4,316%
First round percentage 6.89%

Mayor before election

Frederick T. Woodman
Republican

Elected Mayor

Meredith P. Snyder
Democratic

The 1919 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on May 6, 1919, with a run-off election on June 3, 1919. Incumbent Frederick T. Woodman was defeated by Meredith P. Snyder.

Results[edit]

Primary election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral primary election, May 6, 1919[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Meredith P. Snyder 23,368 37.28% -7.02%
Republican Frederick T. Woodman (incumbent) 19,504 31.12% -19.55%
Independent Sylvester Weaver 13,864 22.12%
Independent Gesner Williams 4,316 6.89%
Independent Irene Smith 1,516 2.42%
Independent Henry E. Small 116 0.19%
Total votes 62,684 100.00

General election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, June 3, 1919[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Meredith P. Snyder 26,779 63.22%
Republican Frederick T. Woodman (incumbent) 15,578 36.78%
Total votes 42,357 100.00
Democratic gain from Republican Swing

References and footnotes[edit]

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

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