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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 47U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

United States
November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 47

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (410/410).

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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Alan Lowenthal

Democratic
U.S. Representative, 47th District
154,759 votes (63.7%)Winning
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Total money raised: $721,829

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

1
AES Corporation
$10,000
1
American Academy of Family Physicians
$10,000
1
American Crystal Sugar
$10,000
1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
$10,000
1
IUOE State Unit 12
$10,000
1
Seafarers International Union
$10,000
1
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
$10,000
1
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
$10,000

By State:

California 43.17%
District of Columbia 29.33%
Virginia 8.23%
Maryland 5.94%
Other 13.33%
43.17%29.33%8.23%13.33%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.50%)
Small contributions (4.50%)
95.50%

By Type:

From organizations (65.88%)
From individuals (34.12%)
65.88%34.12%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email alan@alanlowenthal.com
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Andy Whallon

Republican
Engineer/Entrepreneur
88,109 votes (36.3%)
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Total money raised: $69,963

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

1
Ability Trimodal
$1,000
1
Gatekey Engineering
$1,000
2
Gab Capital
$500

By State:

California 98.48%
Ohio 1.52%
98.48%

By Size:

Large contributions (94.41%)
Small contributions (5.59%)
94.41%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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