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Inventory of the Jean Moorhead Duffy Papers
LP235:1-43, LP255:169-194  
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Assembly Member Jean Moorhead Duffy was elected as Jean Moorhead to the 5th District in 1978. She originally ran as a Republican. In 1981, she switched her party affiliation to the Democratic Party. In 1985, she married former Assembly Member Gordon Duffy and changed her name to Jean Moorhead Duffy. The Jean Moorhead Duffy Papers consist of Bill Files, 1979-1982. Her background as a nurse and mother influenced a number of the bills she sponsored.
Background
Assembly Member Jean Moorhead Duffy was elected as Jean Moorhead to the 5th District in 1978. She originally ran as a Republican. In 1981, she switched her party affiliation to the Democratic Party. Her district was in Sacramento County and covered most of the city of Sacramento from downtown to McClellan Air Force Base and Fair Oaks. After redistricting in 1982, her district no longer included downtown Sacramento, and instead included parts of Placer County, including the city of Auburn.
Extent
2.5 cubic feet
Restrictions
Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Collection is open for research.