1978 General Election
11/7/1978

Results last updated: 7/8/2008 6:08:13 PM
Governor
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Theresa "Tena" Dietrich (American Independent)
1.42% 501
Edmund G. Brown Jr. (Democratic)
55.26% 19,432
Evelle J. Younger (Republican)
36.11% 12,698
Ed Clark (American Independent)
6.42% 2,256
Marilyn Seals (Peace And Freedom)
0.78% 276
35,163
Lieutenant Governor
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Mike Curb (Republican)
43.22% 14,904
Mervyn M. Dymally (Democratic)
50.21% 17,317
Houston A. Myers (American Independent)
4.12% 1,422
Jan B. Tucker (Peace And Freedom)
2.44% 843
34,486
Secretary of State
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
March Fong Eu (Democratic)
64.87% 22,169
Jacob "Jay" Margosian (Republican)
27.56% 9,419
David Wald (Peace And Freedom)
4.13% 1,412
Valerie C. Seeman (American Independent)
3.44% 1,177
34,177
State Controller
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Edmond Kaiser (American Independent)
3.01% 1,019
Elizabeth Barron (Peace And Freedom)
3.60% 1,221
James A. Ware (Republican)
27.59% 9,347
Kenneth Cory (Democratic)
65.80% 22,293
33,880
State Treasurer
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Lewis J. Shireman (Peace And Freedom)
2.38% 805
Jesse M. Unruh (Democratic)
61.18% 20,730
Donald J. French (Republican)
31.52% 10,679
Thomas M. Goodloe Jr. (American Independent)
4.93% 1,669
33,883
Attorney General
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Robert Evans (Peace And Freedom)
2.92% 1,005
George "Duke" Deukmejian (Republican)
49.19% 16,951
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke (Democratic)
44.99% 15,502
Dallas Wendell Reid (American Independent)
2.90% 1,001
34,459
State Board of Equalization, Dist. 3
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
William Bennett (Democratic)
57.38% 18,511
Pat Graham (American Independent)
13.45% 4,340
Janet Quaife
4.42% 1,427
Raymond E. Vandergriff (Peace And Freedom)
24.75% 7,983
32,261
Judge - CV - Shasta Lake
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Jere E. Hurley Jr.
43.34% 3,727
William R. Lund Jr.
56.66% 4,873
8,600
Assessor
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Virginia A. Loftus
64.60% 21,906
Larocque A. "Rocky" Creighton
35.40% 12,004
33,910
U.S. Representative in Congress - Distirct 1, Dist. 1
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
James E. Taylor (Republican)
45.56% 15,792
Harold T. (Bizz) Johnson (Democratic)
54.44% 18,870
34,662
State Assembly, Dist. 1
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Stan Statham (Republican)
100.00% 29,810
29,810
Board of Supervisors, Dist. 1
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
George K. Moty
38.18% 2,136
Stephen C. Swendiman
61.82% 3,459
5,595
Board of Supervisors, Dist. 5
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
R. D. "Dan" Gover
66.95% 4,870
Marian Jakez
33.05% 2,404
7,274
Mayers Memorial Health Care District
 Vote for 2
PercentVotes
Ruth E. Knoch
37.02% 1,367
Edward F. Bruce
39.67% 1,465
Ethel M. Bidwell
23.31% 861
3,693
Mayers Memorial Health Care District
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Ramona M. Engell
43.88% 889
James W. Wheeler
56.12% 1,137
2,026
1978 General Election - Chief Justice of California - Rose Bird
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
48.11% 15,113
No
51.89% 16,301
31,414
1978 General Election - Associate Justice Supreme Court - Wiley W. Manuel
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
64.16% 17,315
No
35.84% 9,671
26,986
1978 General Election - Associate Justice Supreme Court - Frank C. Newman
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
66.32% 17,534
No
33.68% 8,905
26,439
1978 General Election - Associate Justice Supreme Court - Frank K. Richardson
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
71.41% 18,785
No
28.59% 7,520
26,305
1978 General Election - Presiding Justice Court of Appeal - Robert K. Puglia
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
67.71% 17,237
No
32.29% 8,220
25,457
1978 General Election - Associate Justice Court of Appeal - Hugh A. Evans
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
71.74% 18,518
No
28.26% 7,295
25,813
1978 General Election - Associate Justice Court of Appeal - Cruz Reynoso
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
62.43% 15,808
No
37.57% 9,515
25,323
1978 General Election - State Measure 1
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
67.74% 22,645
No
32.26% 10,784
33,429
1978 General Election - State Measure 2
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
44.24% 13,559
No
55.76% 17,092
30,651
1978 General Election - State Measure 3
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
50.77% 15,522
No
49.23% 15,049
30,571
1978 General Election - State Measure 4
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
70.95% 21,980
No
29.05% 8,998
30,978
1978 General Election - State Measure 5
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
36.94% 12,992
No
63.06% 22,183
35,175
1978 General Election - State Measure 6
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
50.03% 17,417
No
49.97% 17,396
34,813
1978 General Election - State Measure 7
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
73.65% 24,196
No
26.35% 8,655
32,851
1978 General Election - State Measure 8
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
65.36% 21,056
No
34.64% 11,157
32,213
City of Redding - Water System
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
72.54% 9,174
No
27.46% 3,473
12,647
Happy Valley School District
 Vote for 1
PercentVotes
Yes
71.30% 954
No
28.70% 384
1,338