1915 Los Angeles mayoral election

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1915

← 1913 May 4, 1915 (1915-05-04) and June 1, 1915 (1915-06-01) 1917 →
 
Candidate Charles E. Sebastian Frederick Whiffen Robert M. Allen
Party Democratic Republican Independent
First round vote 28,040 14,591 12,573
First round percentage 38.91% 20.25% 17.45%
Runoff vote 46,498 41,989
Runoff percentage 52.55% 47.45%

 
Candidate Ralph Luther Criswell D. C. Casselman
Party Socialist Independent
First round vote 7,881 5,403
First round percentage 10.94% 7.50%

Mayor before election

Henry R. Rose
Independent

Elected Mayor

Charles E. Sebastian
Democratic

The 1915 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on May 4, 1915, with a run-off election on June 1, 1915. Charles E. Sebastian was elected.

Results[edit]

Primary election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral primary election, May 4, 1915[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Charles E. Sebastian 28,040 38.91%
Republican Frederick Whiffen 14,591 20.25%
Independent Robert M. Allen 12,573 17.45%
Socialist Ralph Luther Criswell 7,881 10.94%
Independent D. C. Casselman 5,403 7.50%
Independent H. S. McCallum 3,570 4.95%
Total votes 72,058 100.00

General election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, June 1, 1915[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Charles E. Sebastian 46,498 52.55%
Republican Frederick Whiffen 41,989 47.45%
Total votes 88,487 100.00
Democratic gain from Independent 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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