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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 13California State SenateNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State SenateDistrict 13

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (605/605).

About this office

State senators introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, approve appointments to state agencies, and approve the state budget. They are elected to four-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
State Senator
296,400 votes (75.9%)Winning
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  • Create jobs and reduce the state's unemployment.
  • Protect residents by tackling critical issues on the public's behalf.
  • Continue to fight to increase education funding.
Profession:Small business owner, teacher, former council member, former state assembly member, state senator
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1.
Drought

Climate changes and the continuing drought worry many in California. What new strategies do you believe would ensure that California is able to both satisfy its water needs and protect the environment? Please be specific.

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under issues

2.
Money in Politics

Many Californians are concerned about the influence of money in politics. What can the state legislature do to ensure that decision-making by elected officials is not swayed by moneyed interests at the expense of constituents?

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under Issues

3.
Minimum Wage

There are a variety of proposals to raise California's minimum wage. Many of these proposals face opposition from business groups who are concerned that they would kill jobs. Do you support increasing the minimum wage in California?  In your answer please explain your position on the relationship between wages and jobs with specific reference to the situation in your district. 

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under Issues

4.
Fiscal Priorities

What are your top three fiscal priorities, recognizing the need to balance the state’s income with its spending? 

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under Issues

5.
High Cost of Living

If elected, what solutions do you propose to deal with the high cost of living in the Bay Area?

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under Issues

6.
Traffic Congestion

What steps are needed to improve region-wide transportation planning and the growing traffic congestion?

Answer from Jerry Hill:

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under Issues

Total money raised: $667,655

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

1
California State Council of Laborers
$17,000
2
California Association of Realtors
$16,000
3
AFSCME California
$8,500
3
Northern California District Council of Laborers
$8,500
3
SEIU California
$8,500
3
UA Local 467 Plumbers, Steamfitters, and Refrigeration Fitters
$8,500

By State:

California 83.93%
Illinois 1.88%
New Jersey 1.76%
District of Columbia 1.66%
Other 10.78%
83.93%10.78%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.78%)
Small contributions (0.22%)
99.78%

By Type:

From organizations (89.34%)
From individuals (10.66%)
89.34%10.66%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Please see JerryHillforSenate.com under About Jerry

Please see http://www.JerrryHillforSenate.com for a complete description of issues.

Summary

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Please see web site, www.JerryHillforSenate.com, for a complete detailed summary.

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Rick Ciardella

Republican
Small Business Owner
94,269 votes (24.1%)
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Total money raised: $2,631

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

1
California Trailblazers
$431
2
Ciardella, Richard
$100
2
Peckham, Inc
$100

By State:

California 96.20%
Michigan 3.80%
96.20%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)
100.00%

By Type:

From organizations (16.38%)
From individuals (83.62%)
16.38%83.62%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email rciardella@gmail.com

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