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… appointment as Secretary of State created a vacancy that Governor David Paterson appointed Gillibrand to fill. Although Zuckerman has been known as a Democrat, he was speculated to run as a Republican or an independent in order to avoid an expensive primary.
Zschau briefly re-entered the political arena as the vice presidential running mate to former Colorado Governor Dick Lamm, a Democrat, who challenged Ross Perot for the Reform Party presidential nomination in 1996.
Zollinger, a Democrat, was first elected Mayor of Fort Wayne in 1873, with his fifth term being completed by Charles F. Muhler from 1885, with Muhler eventually being elected as Mayor in his own right. Zollinger returned for a sixth and final term in 1893, but died later that year.
Zimny was a member of the Senate from 1935 to 1942. He was a Democrat.
Zimmermann served in the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1848 (the 1st Wisconsin Legislature) for the Towns of Mequon and Germantown, being succeeded by Peter Turek, also a Democrat, the next year. (In 1861 what basically the same seat was…
Zenor was the prosecuting attorney of Crawford and Harrison Counties from 1879 to 1885. He was the judge of the third judicial circuit from 1885 to 1897. He was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses…
Zellinsky, a Democrat, represented District 23 (parts of Kitsap County) in the Washington House of Representatives from 1984 to 1994, and as a Republican from 1996 to 1998.
Zell Miller also delivered the keynote address on behalf of Bill Clinton in 1992 at Madison Square Garden. He remained a Democrat in the Senate until leaving in 2005 (he was not running for reelection). However, after this address, his affiliation with the national Democratic Party was unquestionably over.
Zell Bryan Miller (born February 24, 1932) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. A Democrat, Miller served as lieutenant governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as U.S. Senator from 2000 to 2005.
Zelenko was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1962 to the Eighty-eighth Congress. After leaving…
Princeton University, and University of Cambridge. In 2008 Zeitz ran as a Democrat for Congress representing New Jersey’s 4th district. He was defeated by incumbent Chris Smith 32% to 66%.
Zeigler was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1900. He resumed the practice of law, and was appointed by the judge of the court of common pleas of York County to be the…
Zander was a member of the Assembly in 1879. Other positions he held include Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. He was a Democrat.
Zander was a member of the Assembly during the 1876 session. Additionally, he was a town supervisor of Cross Plains (town), Wisconsin and a county supervisor of Dane County, Wisconsin. He was a Democrat.
Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb (born August 19, 1952) is an African-American politician from the state of Louisiana who represents the 14th district in the Louisiana State Senate. A Democrat, she is a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, of which she had been chosen Speaker Pro Tempore.
Yvonne Bond Miller (July 4, 1934 – July 3, 2012) was an American politician in Virginia. A Democrat, she was the first African-American woman to be elected to the state house when she won in 1983. Four years later, she was elected to the state Senate, and was consistently re-elected after that, dying in office.
Youree was also active in local politics. A Democrat, he was a member from 1884 to 1900 of the Caddo Parish Police Jury (renamed in 1984 the Caddo Parish Commission), some of that tenure as the police jury president. His colleagues included for a time future Mayor Andrew Querbes and later State Representative Perry Keith of Keithville.
Young was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives as a Democrat from Florence County in 1958 and served one term. He became a Republican sometime in the early 1960s and was active in state Republican politics, attending the state Republican conventions of 1968 and 1970. He was also a delegate to the 1968 Republican National Convention.
Young was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1921).He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1920.He again engaged in the practice of law in Kaufman, Texas.He…
Young was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875).He was not a candidate for renomination in 1874.He resumed agricultural pursuits.State railroad commissioner of Kentucky 1884-1889.He again served…
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