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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 60California State AssemblyNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State AssemblyDistrict 60

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (183/183).

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.
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Democratic
Assembly District Director
77,404 votes (54.5%)Winning
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  • Expand access to higher education and job-training program our students and veterans rely on.
  • Ensure local law enforcement agencies have the tools they need to combat crime and maintain fast emergency reopens times.
  • Strengthen Riverside County's economy and help small businesses create jobs.
Profession:Assembly District Director
John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Certificate, Executive Education (current)
University of California, Riverside Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), political science/public policy (2009)
Board Member, UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Association (2012current)
Board Member, TruEvolution (2014current)
Board Member, Women Wonder Writers (2013current)

 

Sabrina Cervantes is a lifelong Riverside County resident with a proven record of advocating for the issues that matter to working families.

As the District Director for State Assemblymember Jose Medina, Sabrina is on the frontline working to improve the quality of life for Inland Empire families. Working with local stakeholders and community partners, she has fought to expand access to higher education, strengthen our regional economy, improve the delivery of government services to our most vulnerable citizens, and protect the natural beauty of Riverside County.

Prior to joining Assemblymember Medina's office, Sabrina served as a Director for the California Voter Registration Project, where she spearheaded strategic planning for field operations to register new voters and increase civic engagement throughout the state.

Sabrina's commitment to promoting equitable change is shown through her years of partnership with non-profit organizations that promote diversity, equality, and social justice. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Association (CLA), and the non-profit organizations, TruEvolution and Women Wonder Writers. She is also a member of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), and the PICK Group of Young Professionals.

Sabrina holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Riverside and completed an executive education program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. 

  • Jurupa USD Boardmember John Chavez (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Mike Gatto
  • State Assembly Member Susan Eggman
  • State Assembly Member Nora Campos
  • Jurupa Valley USD Board Member Robert Garcia
  • State Assembly Member Raul Bocanegra (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Luis Alejo
  • State Assembly Member Anthony Rendon
  • Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Perez
  • State Senator Richard Roth
  • State Senator Tony Mendoza
  • State Senator Ricardo Lara
  • State Senator Ben Hueso
  • State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez
  • State Senator Ben Allen
  • State Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia
  • State Assembly Member Mike Gipson
  • College of the Desert Trustee Mary Jane Fulton
  • Rubidoux Community Service District Director Armando Muniz
  • Riverside City Councilmember Andy Melendrez
  • Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge (Ret.)
  • Perris City Councilmember David Starr Rabb
  • Perris Mayor Pro Tem Tonya Burke
  • Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (Ret.)
  • Indio City Councilmember Sam Torres (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Miguel Santiago
  • State Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas
  • State Assembly Member V. Manuel Perez (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Patrick O' Donnell
  • State Assembly Member Jose Medina
  • State Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez
  • State Senate Majority Leader Charles Calderon (Ret.)
  • State Controller Betty Yee
  • State Assembly Member Julie Bornstein (Ret.)
  • Riverside Unified School District Boardmember Angelov Farooq
  • Moreno Valley Unified School District Board Member Jesus Holguin
  • Jurupa USD Board Member Memo Mendez
  • U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar (Ret.)
  • Congresswoman Patrick Kennedy (Ret.)
  • Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney
  • Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod (Ret.)
  • State Attorney General Kamala Harris
  • Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Gloria Molina
  • State Treasurer John Chiang
  • California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso (Ret.)
  • Congresswomen Norma Torres
  • Congressman Mark Takano
  • Congressman Esteban Torres (Ret.)
  • Communication Workers of America (CWA) Southern California Council
  • College Democrats of UCR
  • Chicano Latino Caucus of the Inland Empire
  • California School Employee's Association (CSEA)
  • California Nurses Association
  • California Legislative LGBT Caucus
  • California Latino Legislative Caucus
  • California Democratic Party
  • California Women's List
  • Democrats of Corona-Norco
  • Desert Stonewall Democrats
  • Teamsters Joint Council 42
  • Sierra Club
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest
  • National Women's Political Caucus of California
  • Latinas Lead
  • Laborers' International Union Local 777
  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Southern California District Council
  • Equality California (EQCA)
  • Democratic Women of the Desert
  • California Applicants' Attorney Association
  • Corona Symphony Orchestra Director Don Kindred
  • Former Coachella Valley Teachers Association President Alexis Lanza
  • TruEvolution Executive Director Gabriel Maldonado
  • Riverside African American Historical Society President Rose Mayes
  • President Seminole Tribe of Florida Inc Tony Sanchez (Ret.)
  • Small Business Owner Ascension Torres
  • Corona Community Leader Jesse Valenzuela
  • Former Corona Planning Commissioner Steve Ruth
  • Attorney Russell Jauregui
  • Randall Lewis Health Policy Fellowship Director Maggie Hawkins
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party Vice Chairman Mark Gonzalez
  • Former Greater Riverside Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board Member James Dudley
  • Democratic Women of the Desert President Amalia De Aztlan
  • Former First Lady Sharon Davis
  • Greater Riverside Transportation NOW Coalition Chair Clarissa Cervantes
  • Attorney Juan Armenta
  • California Commissioner on the Status of Women and Girls Alisha Wilkins
  • Chairman National Indian Gaming Association Rick Hill
Total money raised: $2,050,983

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

1
California Democratic Party
$1,363,294
2
Stanislaus County Democratic Party
$90,000
3
San Diego County Democratic Party
$75,000
4
Democratic Party of Sacramento County
$60,000
5
LIUNA Local 777
$13,500

By State:

California 98.83%
District of Columbia 0.63%
Florida 0.24%
Ohio 0.14%
Other 0.16%
98.83%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.68%)
Small contributions (0.32%)
99.68%

By Type:

From organizations (96.78%)
From individuals (3.22%)
96.78%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Eric F. Linder

Republican
State Assemblyman/Businessman
64,710 votes (45.5%)
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Total money raised: $1,410,614

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

1
California Republican Party
$267,079
2
Republican Party of San Luis Obispo County
$100,485
3
Republican Party of Tulare County
$38,849
4
Farmers Insurance Group
$23,700
5
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$17,000
5
California Association of Realtors
$17,000
5
California Professional Firefighters
$17,000
5
SEIU California
$17,000
5
State Building & Construction Trades Council of California
$17,000

By State:

California 89.15%
Texas 1.15%
Florida 1.06%
District of Columbia 0.97%
Other 7.67%
89.15%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.97%)
Small contributions (0.03%)
99.97%

By Type:

From organizations (98.28%)
From individuals (1.72%)
98.28%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email campaign@ericlinder.com

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