November 1909 Los Angeles mayoral election

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Los Angeles mayoral election, November 1909

← 1909 (M) November 9, 1909 (1909-11-09) and December 7, 1909 (1909-12-07) 1911 →
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Candidate George Alexander George A. Smith William C. Mushet
Party Democratic Republican Independent
First round vote 12,143 7,184 7,165
First round percentage 39.59% 23.42% 23.36%
Runoff vote 20,291 16,964
Runoff percentage 54.47% 45.54%

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Candidate Oscar E. Farish
Party Independent
First round vote 3,254
First round percentage 10.61%

Mayor before election

George Alexander
Democratic

Elected Mayor

George Alexander
Democratic

The 1909 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on November 9, 1909, with a run-off election on December 7, 1909. Incumbent George Alexander was re-elected.

Results[edit]

Primary election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral primary election, November 9, 1909[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic George Alexander (incumbent) 12,143 39.59%
Republican George A. Smith 7,184 23.42%
Independent William C. Mushet 7,165 23.36%
Independent Oscar E. Farish 3,254 10.61%
Independent W. Scott Lewis 720 2.35%
Independent James C. Hurley 116 0.38%
Independent J. W. Jones 88 0.29%
Total votes 30,670 100.00

General election[edit]

Los Angeles mayoral general election, December 7, 1909[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic George Alexander (incumbent) 20,291 54.47%
Republican George A. Smith 16,964 45.54%
Total votes 37,255 100.00
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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