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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
Ballot and voting information for Fresno County.
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District 16U.S. House of RepresentativesJune 7, 2016California Primary Election

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June 7, 2016California Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 16

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Election Results

  • 94,469 ballots counted.

About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Who’s Running?

For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election appear in the general election. This is because of California's "top two" system. In some cases, the two candidates may be from the same political party.
There is at least one certified write-in candidate running for this office. See the Voting info section to learn more.
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Jim Costa

Democratic
Representative/Farmer
52,822 votes (55.9%)Winning
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Total money raised: $1,767,060

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones
$14,100
2
Fagundes Dairy
$12,800
3
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)
$12,150
4
Harris Farms
$11,100
5
National Association of Realtors
$11,000

By State:

California 52.50%
District of Columbia 22.01%
Virginia 3.85%
Texas 2.87%
Other 18.78%
52.50%22.01%18.78%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.63%)
Small contributions (0.37%)
99.63%

By Type:

From organizations (55.37%)
From individuals (44.63%)
55.37%44.63%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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Johnny M. Tacherra

Republican
Farmer
31,028 votes (32.8%)Winning
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Total money raised: $561,907

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Etcheverry Ranch
$13,520
2
Dalena Farms
$10,800
3
Sierra Valley Almonds
$10,100
4
Andrews Farms
$8,400
5
Bapu Farming Company
$6,300

By State:

California 95.10%
District of Columbia 2.15%
Virginia 1.80%
Illinois 0.53%
Other 0.43%
95.10%

By Size:

Large contributions (91.14%)
Small contributions (8.86%)
91.14%8.86%

By Type:

From organizations (10.14%)
From individuals (89.86%)
10.14%89.86%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email johnny@johnnyforcongress.com
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David Rogers

Republican
Independent Small Businessman
10,606 votes (11.2%)
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Total money raised: $247,441

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Spencer Enterprises
$6,400
2
Jason Keledjian, Dds
$5,400
2
The Mccaffrey Group
$5,400
3
Crossroads Christian School
$5,040
4
Capstone Ranch, Lp
$5,000

By State:

California 99.57%
Wyoming 0.43%
99.57%

By Size:

Large contributions (93.59%)
Small contributions (6.41%)
93.59%

By Type:

From organizations (9.24%)
From individuals (90.76%)
9.24%90.76%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email rogfamily1@yahoo.com
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Richard Gomez

Green
Write-In
13 votes (0%)
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