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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 50California State AssemblyNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State AssemblyDistrict 50

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (302/302).

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.
Democratic
State Assemblymember
158,967 votes (74.6%)Winning
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  • Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Transportation
Profession:Legislature
Assemblymember, 50th District, California State Legislature (2012current)

Richard Bloom was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2012. The 50th Assembly district is comprised of Agoura Hills, Malibu, Topanga, Pacific Palisades, Bel Air, Brentwood, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and much of West Los Angeles, Hancock Park and Hollywood. 

In the Assembly, Bloom focuses on a broad range of priorities including fostering economic development and job creation, improving public school funding and outcomes, providing services for seniors and the disabled, ending homelessness, and protecting California's environment.

He lives in Santa Monica with his wife of 33 years, Robbie Black, a healthcare professional and administrator at Cedars-Sinai Health Center in Los Angeles. The Bloom family includes two young adult children, Zac and Emmett, three chickens and one dog.

Total money raised: $567,956

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

1
California State Council of Laborers
$17,000
1
SEIU California
$17,000
2
Cal Fire Local 2881
$12,100
3
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
$12,000
4
California Association of Realtors
$11,000

By State:

California 89.97%
District of Columbia 3.34%
Florida 0.88%
Illinois 0.88%
Other 4.93%
89.97%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.16%)
Small contributions (-0.16%)
100.16%

By Type:

From organizations (78.98%)
From individuals (21.02%)
78.98%21.02%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email campaign@richardbloom.com
Republican
University Development Director
54,016 votes (25.4%)
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  • Improving educational opportunities for low and middle-income families
  • With State oversight, empowering local communities with the funding and tools to find solutions to policy issues that are unique to them
  • Improve the business climate for the emerging "Gig economy" and increase economic opportunities for low and middle-income individuals and families
Profession:Director of Prospect Management for UCLA and President of Log Cabin Republicans of Los Angeles
Total money raised: $10,075

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

1
Stanford University
$4,500
2
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
$450
3
University of California, San Diego
$250
4
Trillium
$100

By State:

California 96.35%
South Carolina 2.60%
Montana 1.04%
96.35%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.29%)
Small contributions (4.71%)
95.29%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email craffeyforassembly@gmail.com

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