Los Angeles mayoral election, 1949

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Los Angeles mayoral election, 1949

← 1945 April 5, 1949 (1949-04-05) and May 31, 1949 (1949-05-31) 1953 →

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Candidate Fletcher Bowron Lloyd Aldrich
Party Republican Independent
Popular vote 238,190 207,211
Percentage 53.48% 46.52%

Mayor before election

Fletcher Bowron
Republican

Elected Mayor

Fletcher Bowron
Republican

The 1949 election for Mayor of Los Angeles took place on April 5, 1949, with a run-off election on May 31, 1949. Incumbent Fletcher Bowron was re-elected.

Results

Primary election

Los Angeles mayoral primary election, April 5, 1949[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Fletcher Bowron 179,929 44.99% -8.92%
Independent Lloyd Aldrich 87,766 21.95%
Democratic Ellis E. Patterson 57,286 14.33%
Republican Jack Tenney 48,162 12.04%
Independent Olin E. Darby 18,806 4.70%
Independent Joseph E. Shaw 2,716 0.68%
Independent William N. Attaway 2,647 0.66%
Socialist Workers Myra Tanner Weiss 1,506 0.38% +0.17%
Independent Joseph H. Thayer 1,085 0.27%
Total votes 399,903 100.00

General election

Los Angeles mayoral general election, May 31, 1949[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Fletcher Bowron 238,190 53.48%
Independent Lloyd Aldrich 207,211 46.52%
Total votes 445,401 100.00
Republican hold Swing

References and footnotes

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

External links

  • Office of the City Clerk, City of Los Angeles
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