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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

District 49 — California State Assembly

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About this office

State assembly members introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and draft the state budget. They are elected to two-year terms.
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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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 3 candidates.

Ed Chau

Democratic
Assemblymember
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Continue my work in the privacy and technology space,...
  2. Meeting the housing needs of all residents of our...
  3. Improving public education and expanding opportunities...
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Ed Chau

Democratic
Member of the Assembly
44,922 votes (99.5%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continue my work in the privacy and technology space, specifically around data security, the security of public sector networks and critical infrastructure, and data breaches.
  • Meeting the housing needs of all residents of our state and in particular low- and moderate-income families.
  • Improving public education and expanding opportunities for all students.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Assemblymember

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $445,891

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

1
California State Council of Laborers
$17,000
1
SEIU California
$17,000
2
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$8,500
2
Association of California School Administrators
$8,500
3
Califonia Teachers Association
$8,400
3
Westin Hotels & Resorts
$8,400

More information about contributions

By State:

California 91.60%
District of Columbia 3.93%
Texas 2.07%
Washington 1.01%
Other 1.39%
91.60%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.86%)
Small contributions (0.14%)
99.86%

By Type:

From organizations (75.94%)
From individuals (24.06%)
75.94%24.06%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Peter Amundson

Republican
Write-In
188 votes (0.4%)Winning
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Contributions

Total money raised: $20,484

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

1
Employees of AMUNDSON, PETER
$9,475
2
Employees of Minuteman Transport
$4,000
3
Matthew Y.C. Lin, M.D. Corporation
$1,000
4
Employees of SeaCoast Grace Church
$300
5
49th Assembly District Republican Party Central Committee
$200

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.27%)
Small contributions (2.73%)
97.27%

By Type:

From organizations (6.52%)
From individuals (93.48%)
93.48%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Matthew "Boomer" Shannon

Libertarian
Write-In
25 votes (0.1%)
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