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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 12U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

United States
November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 12

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (522/522).

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.
Candidates are sorted in order of election results.
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Nancy Pelosi

Democratic
Member of Congress
274,035 votes (80.9%)Winning
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Total money raised: $4,409,380

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

1
ActBlue
$77,543
2
Facebook
$21,800
3
Google
$15,850
4
Federation of American Hospitals
$15,000
5
MacKenzie Capital Management
$10,800
5
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$10,800

By State:

District of Columbia 31.61%
California 28.21%
Massachusetts 5.17%
New York 5.10%
Other 29.91%
31.61%28.21%29.91%

By Size:

Large contributions (57.03%)
Small contributions (42.97%)
57.03%42.97%

By Type:

From organizations (52.76%)
From individuals (47.24%)
52.76%47.24%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email pelosiforcongress@gmail.com
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Preston Picus

Teacher/Author/Coach
64,810 votes (19.1%)
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  • Fight corruption and end the system of legalized bribery called 'campaign finance.'
  • Fix our broken economic system and reverse the trend toward increasing wealth inequality.
  • Champion progressive ideals.
Profession:Public School Teacher, Author and Coach
Teacher, Public School In California (2006current)
Columbia University Bachelor's Degree, History and Philosophy (2002)
Author, Send Our Reps to Rehab (2013current)
Founder, Americans Against Auctioning America (20122014)
  • League of Pissed Off Voters
  • California Veterans For Bernie
  • Stuart Schuffman (Mayoral Candidate)
  • Amy Farah Weiss (Mayoral Candidate)
Total money raised: $28,480

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

1
Linfield, Hunter & Junius
$1,080
2
Feinman, Sacha
$540
2
Furaxa
$540
2
Optometrist
$540
2
Square
$540
2
Tuhsd
$540

By State:

California 69.44%
Louisiana 13.46%
Washington 9.39%
New York 3.35%
Other 4.35%
69.44%13.46%9.39%

By Size:

Large contributions (64.60%)
Small contributions (35.40%)
64.60%35.40%

By Type:

From organizations (0.66%)
From individuals (99.34%)
99.34%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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