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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 46U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

United States
November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 46

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (242/242).

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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Lou Correa

Democratic
College Educator
115,248 votes (70%)Winning
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Total money raised: $946,714

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

1
Northgate Markets
$23,600
2
CHC BOLD PAC
$20,000
3
Los Alamitos Race Course
$10,800
4
American Society of Anesthesiologists
$10,000
4
Ameripac: The Fund for a Greater America
$10,000
4
Border Health PAC
$10,000
4
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
4
National Association of Realtors
$10,000
4
New Democrat Coalition
$10,000
4
UPS
$10,000

By State:

California 56.69%
District of Columbia 22.73%
Virginia 4.12%
Texas 3.83%
Other 12.64%
56.69%22.73%12.64%

By Size:

Large contributions (98.00%)
Small contributions (2.00%)
98.00%

By Type:

From organizations (54.10%)
From individuals (45.90%)
54.10%45.90%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email loucorrea@roadrunner.com
Democratic
Mayor of Garden Grove
49,345 votes (30%)
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  • Making College Affordable, Because Education is a Universal Right
  • Striving for LGBT Equality
  • Promoting Fair and Humane Immigration Policy
Profession:Mayor of Garden Grove, California

 

Born in a UN refugee camp, Bao was carried to the United States by his parents to escape oppression in Vietnam. He grew up in the 46th district, attended Garden Grove public schools, and graduated from Pacifica High School.

Bao was elected Mayor of Garden Grove in 2014, where he has increased government transparency and fought corruption. Upon his swearing-in, he became the first directly- elected Vietnamese American Democratic Mayor in the United States. He is the city’s first Vietnamese American and first Openly LGBTQ Mayor. Prior to his historic election, he served as member of the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education.

Total money raised: $276,759

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

1
California Fuels & Lubricants
$10,800
2
California Waste Solutions
$5,400
2
Greater Southern California Towing
$5,400
2
Vapen Clear
$5,400
3
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
$5,000

By State:

California 90.73%
District of Columbia 2.46%
Arizona 1.74%
New York 1.30%
Other 3.77%
90.73%

By Size:

Large contributions (83.37%)
Small contributions (16.63%)
83.37%16.63%

By Type:

From organizations (9.47%)
From individuals (90.53%)
9.47%90.53%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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