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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 39U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

United States
November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 39

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (421/421).

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.
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Ed Royce

Republican
U.S. Representative, 39th District
150,777 votes (57.2%)Winning
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Total money raised: $4,438,947

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

1
NORPAC
$43,456
2
Northwest Excavating
$21,600
3
Morgan Stanley
$17,500
4
Peoples Trust Insurance
$16,200
4
Probity International Corporation
$16,200

By State:

California 48.22%
District of Columbia 11.87%
New York 7.69%
Virginia 6.63%
Other 25.59%
48.22%11.87%25.59%

By Size:

Large contributions (98.86%)
Small contributions (1.14%)
98.86%

By Type:

From organizations (30.90%)
From individuals (69.10%)
30.90%69.10%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Democratic
Businessman/Seniors Advocate
112,679 votes (42.8%)
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  • Middle class tax cuts
  • Jobs, jobs, jobs. High paying American jobs.
  • Social justice for everyone
Profession:Professor, Attorney at Law
Professor, California State University, Fullerton (2013current)
Attorney at Law, Self Employed (2011current)
Mayor, City of Brea (20142014)
Chapman University School of Law Juris Doctorate (2011)
University of California, San Diego Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1996)
  • Roofers and Waterproofers Union Local 36
  • Sharon Quirk-Silva
  • Sukhee Kang
  • Jordan Brandmann
  • ILWU Southern California District Council
  • Evolve California
  • Orange County Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
  • Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO of San Bernadino and Riverside Counties
  • Orange County Young Democrats
  • Chino Valley Democratic Club
  • California Democratic Party
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Total money raised: $78,883

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

1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$7,700
2
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
$5,000
2
IUOE State Unit 12
$5,000
2
United Association (UA)
$5,000
3
Gateway Auto Spa
$3,300

By State:

California 61.76%
District of Columbia 29.15%
Maryland 7.90%
Michigan 1.19%
61.76%29.15%

By Size:

Large contributions (83.31%)
Small contributions (16.69%)
83.31%16.69%

By Type:

From organizations (44.56%)
From individuals (55.44%)
44.56%55.44%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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