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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 38California State AssemblyNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State AssemblyDistrict 38

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (295/295).

About this office

State assembly members introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and draft the state budget. They are elected to two-year terms.
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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.
Republican
Councilmember, City of Santa Clarita
102,977 votes (52.9%)Winning
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  • Jobs/economic growth-the state is strangling small businesses in red tape and over regulation
  • Water and Public infrastructure - we must put more emphasis on people’s need for water and fix our crumbling roads, highways and schools
  • Public safety - AB109 and Prop 47 are failures. We need to keep criminals behind bars and off our streets.
Profession:Mayor Pro Tem/Congressional District Representative
City Councilmember, City of Santa Clarita — Elected position (2014current)
  • Congressman Steve Knight
  • State Senator Sharon Runner
  • CA State Board of Equalization Member George Runner
  • State Assemblyman Scott Wilk
  • NFIB - National Federation of Independent Business
  • Grow Elect
  • CA Medical Association
Total money raised: $986,156

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

1
California Republican Party
$533,562
2
Republican Party of San Luis Obispo County
$11,024
3
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
$9,000
4
Edison International
$8,750
5
California Association of Realtors
$8,500

By State:

California 97.79%
District of Columbia 0.43%
Maryland 0.43%
Texas 0.30%
Other 1.05%
97.79%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.74%)
Small contributions (0.26%)
99.74%

By Type:

From organizations (89.64%)
From individuals (10.36%)
89.64%10.36%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Democratic
School Board Member
91,801 votes (47.1%)
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  • Expanding middle class economic opportunity
  • Charting a course to make California school funding nationally competitive
  • Rebuilding the state's aging schools, and water and transportation infrastructure
Profession:School Board Member
Governing Board Member, Newhall School District — Elected position (2009current)
Region 22 Delegate, Californnia School Boards Association — Elected position (20142016)
UCLA BA, with Honors, Political Science (1993)
Founding Co-Chair, Raising the Curtain (2014current)
  • State Controller Betty Yee
  • State Senator Fran Pavley
  • Congressman Brad Sherman
  • Congressman Ted Lieu
  • Former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell
  • Democratice Alliance for Action, Santa Clarita
  • SCV Young Democrats
  • North Valley Democratic Club
  • Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley
  • Ventura Country Democratic Party
  • Sierra Club California
  • California State Democratic Party
  • Democratic Club of the High Desert
Total money raised: $1,804,357

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

1
California Democratic Party
$1,243,406
2
Los Angeles County Democratic Party
$70,926
3
Yolo County Democratic Party
$64,000
4
Mendocino County Democratic Central Committee
$60,000
5
California State Council of Laborers
$12,750

By State:

California 99.91%
District of Columbia 0.08%
Nevada 0.01%
99.91%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.81%)
Small contributions (0.19%)
99.81%

By Type:

From organizations (98.06%)
From individuals (1.94%)
98.06%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
— April 12, 2016 Jeff Bomberger, Chad Kampbell and TA Baird for Christy Smith for Assembly

First person interviews describing Christy Smith and access to video library for Christy Smith for Assembly

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