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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

District 21U.S. House of RepresentativesJune 7, 2016California Primary Election

United States
June 7, 2016California Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 21

Election Results

  • 69,166 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 advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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David Valadao

Republican
Farmer/Small Businessman
37,367 votes (54%)Winning
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Total money raised: $2,814,064

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Terra Linda Farms and employees
$20,000
2
Valadao Dairy and employees
$15,800
3
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and employees
$15,500
4
Rock N Jk Farms and employees
$15,250
5
Employees of Grimmway Farms
$13,750

By State:

California 50.14%
District of Columbia 17.36%
Virginia 9.88%
Illinois 3.16%
Other 19.47%
50.14%17.36%9.88%19.47%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.44%)
Small contributions (2.56%)
97.44%

By Type:

From organizations (60.54%)
From individuals (39.46%)
60.54%39.46%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email info@valadaoforcongress.com
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Emilio Jesus Huerta

Democratic
Civil Rights Attorney
16,743 votes (24.2%)Winning
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Total money raised: $769,407

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
American Federation of Teachers
$11,500
2
Employees of Kazan Mcclain Satterley & Greenwood
$10,450
3
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) and employees
$10,250
4
Ameripac: The Fund for a Greater America
$10,000
4
CHC BOLD PAC
$10,000
4
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
4
MAINSTREAM PAC
$10,000
4
PAC To The Future
$10,000
4
UNITE HERE
$10,000

By State:

California 64.51%
District of Columbia 22.78%
New York 3.36%
Massachusetts 1.57%
Other 7.78%
64.51%22.78%

By Size:

Large contributions (79.34%)
Small contributions (20.66%)
79.34%20.66%

By Type:

From organizations (32.41%)
From individuals (67.59%)
32.41%67.59%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email ejh@huertaforcongress.com
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Daniel Parra

Democratic
Councilman/Defense Analyst
15,056 votes (21.8%)
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Total money raised: $75,643

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Sheet Metal Workers' International Association
$5,000
2
HISPANIC UNITY USA
$4,000
2
Laborers' International Union of North America
$4,000
3
Employees of Maxco Supply
$3,700
4
Employees of Behavioral Health Horticultural Therap
$2,700
4
Employees of Chester Crain
$2,700
4
Employees of Pacific Life
$2,700
4
Employees of Townsend Public Affairs, Inc.
$2,700

By State:

California 79.91%
District of Columbia 17.67%
Maryland 1.61%
Tennessee 0.82%
79.91%17.67%

By Size:

Large contributions (87.80%)
Small contributions (12.20%)
87.80%12.20%

By Type:

From organizations (26.34%)
From individuals (73.66%)
26.34%73.66%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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