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{{short description|American politician}}
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'''A. D. Duffey''' (December 16, 1843{{Spaced en dash}}1919) served in the [[California State Legislature]] in the early 20th century.
Duffey was born in [[Canada]].<ref>{{cite book|title=California Blue Book|date=1903|}}</ref><ref>{{cite book|last1=Vassar|first1=Alexander C.|title=Legislators of California|date=2011|url=http://media.onevoter.org/reports/Legislators_of_California.pdf|accessdate=23 November 2016}}</ref> As of 1884, he was a member of the [[Odd Fellows]] in [[Santa Cruz, California|Santa Cruz]].<ref>{{cite news|date=May 4, 1884|title=State Membership: The Odd Fellows of California|page=4|work=[[San Francisco Chronicle]]|id=[[ProQuest]] document id 575499279}}</ref>
It was initially unclear whether Duffey had won the 1902 election against his opponent Harry S. Wanzer. A committee of the legislature later determined that Wanzer had won the election.<ref>{{Cite book|last=|first=|url=https://books.google.ca/books?id=iTkVAAAAYAAJ|title=Contested Election Case of Julius Kahn v. Edward J. Livernash, from the Fourth Congressional District of California|date=1903|publisher=[[Government Printing Office]]|year=|isbn=|location=Washington, DC|pages=360–361|language=en}}</ref> A report at the time stated that the vote was on "straight party" lines.<ref>{{cite news|date=February 11, 1903|title=Assembly Proceedings|page=4|work=[[Los Angeles Times]]|id=[[ProQuest]] document id 164153423}}</ref> Wanzer, although he was declared the winner and took his seat on February 10, 1903, resigned just a month later, on March 16, 1903.<ref>{{Cite book|first=|url=https://archive.org/details/californiabluebo1907cali/page/624/mode/1up|title=California Blue Book|date=1907|publisher=State Printing Office|year=|isbn=|location=Sacramento, California|pages=624|oclc=297344113}} {{PD notice}}</ref>
Representing area 54, he was a member of the Democratic Party and won re-election in 1912.<ref>{{cite book|title=Join California|date=1903|url=http://www.joincalifornia.com/candidate/12475+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us}}</ref>
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