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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 61California State AssemblyNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State AssemblyDistrict 61

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (161/161).

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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Jose Medina

Democratic
Teacher/State Assemblymember
90,663 votes (65.9%)Winning
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Total money raised: $584,736

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

1
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$17,000
1
California Federation of Teachers
$17,000
1
California School Employees Association
$17,000
1
California State Council of Laborers
$17,000
1
SEIU California
$17,000
1
State Building & Construction Trades Council of California
$17,000

By State:

California 82.57%
District of Columbia 4.61%
Michigan 1.96%
Tennessee 1.43%
Other 9.43%
82.57%9.43%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.55%)
Small contributions (0.45%)
99.55%

By Type:

From organizations (98.34%)
From individuals (1.66%)
98.34%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email amber.shattler@asm.ca.gov
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Hector Diaz

Republican
Local Business Owner
46,924 votes (34.1%)
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  • Help businesses create jobs.
  • Keep our streets safe and put criminals behind bars.
  • Improve public education and expand vocational training.
Profession:Business Owner
Total money raised: $111,484

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

1
DIAZ, HECTOR
$50,000
2
Diaz Group
$45,000
3
Arco Travel Zone Center
$2,500
4
Farmers Insurance Group
$2,000
4
GROW Elect
$2,000

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.21%)
Small contributions (0.79%)
99.21%

By Type:

From organizations (49.19%)
From individuals (50.81%)
49.19%50.81%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email info@diazforstateassembly2016.com

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