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District 36 —U.S. House of RepresentativesJune 7, 2016 —California Primary Election

United States
June 7, 2016 —California Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 36

Election Results

  • 130,326 ballots counted.

About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Who’s Running?

For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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Raul Ruiz

Democratic
Congressman/Emergency Physician
76,213 votes (58.5%)Winning
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Total money raised: $3,219,100

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Florida Emergency Physicians
$23,000
2
Emergency Medicine Physicians and employees
$22,850
3
DaVita Health Care Partners and employees
$16,750
4
ActBlue
$11,690
5
Employees of English Lloyd & Armenta
$11,050

By State:

California 42.69%
District of Columbia 21.92%
Texas 6.10%
Illinois 3.29%
Other 26.00%
42.69%21.92%26.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (85.43%)
Small contributions (14.57%)
85.43%14.57%

By Type:

From organizations (44.90%)
From individuals (55.10%)
44.90%55.10%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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Jeff Stone

Republican
Pharmacist/California Senator
41,190 votes (31.6%)Winning
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Total money raised: $362,037

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Professional Compounding Centers of America and employees
$11,450
2
Employees of Haagen Company
$10,400
3
EUREKA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
$10,000
3
Majority Committee PAC (MCPAC)
$10,000
4
National Community Pharmacists Association
$7,500

By State:

California 77.74%
Texas 5.30%
Maryland 4.79%
Virginia 2.24%
Other 9.93%
77.74%9.93%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.68%)
Small contributions (4.32%)
95.68%

By Type:

From organizations (21.84%)
From individuals (78.16%)
21.84%78.16%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email jeffreyearlestone@gmail.com
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Stephan "Steven" Wolkowicz

Republican
Financial Accountant
12,923 votes (9.9%)
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