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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 16U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

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November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 16

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (535/535).

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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Jim Costa

Democratic
Representative/Farmer
97,473 votes (58%)Winning
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Total money raised: $1,760,560

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 (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)
100.00%

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
70,483 votes (42%)
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Total money raised: $546,807

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 69.66%
District of Columbia 1.57%
Virginia 1.32%
Illinois 0.39%
Other 0.31%
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69.66%

By Size:

Large contributions (90.89%)
Small contributions (9.11%)
90.89%9.11%

By Type:

From organizations (10.14%)
From individuals (89.86%)
10.14%89.86%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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