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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
Ballot and voting information for the state of California.
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District 15California State SenateNovember 8, 2016California General Election

November 8, 2016California General Election

California State SenateDistrict 15

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Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (575/575).

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.
Candidates are sorted in order of election results.
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Jim Beall

Democratic
State Senator
196,089 votes (62.5%)Winning
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Total money raised: $1,859,591

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

1
California Democratic Party
$390,254
2
San Mateo County Democrats
$135,000
3
Humboldt County Democrats
$70,000
4
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$17,000
4
California Federation of Teachers
$17,000
4
California Nevada Conference of Operating Engineers
$17,000
4
SEIU California
$17,000
4
SEIU Local 2015
$17,000

By State:

California 93.99%
District of Columbia 2.18%
Texas 1.07%
Illinois 0.52%
Other 2.23%
93.99%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.82%)
Small contributions (0.18%)
99.82%

By Type:

From organizations (95.23%)
From individuals (4.77%)
95.23%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Nora Campos

Democratic
State Assemblymember
117,442 votes (37.5%)
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Total money raised: $280,772

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

1
CAMPOS, NORA
$60,000
2
California Latino Caucus Leadership PAC
$8,400
2
Lorena Gonzalez for Assembly 2016
$8,400
2
Medina for Assembly 2016
$8,400
2
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas For Assembly 2016
$8,400
2
Vanir Group of Companies
$8,400

By State:

California 86.86%
Nevada 1.86%
Texas 1.79%
Colorado 1.50%
Connecticut 1.50%
District of Columbia 1.50%
Florida 1.50%
Indiana 1.50%
Other 2.00%
86.86%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.72%)
Small contributions (0.28%)
99.72%

By Type:

From organizations (59.57%)
From individuals (40.43%)
59.57%40.43%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Email xavier.campos@volersa.com

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