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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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District 61 — California State Assembly

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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.
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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Jose Medina

Democratic
Teacher/State Assemblymember
45,888 votes (67.3%)Winning
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Contributions

Total money raised: $584,736

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

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

More information about contributions

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.

Candidate Contact Info

Email jose@josemedinaforassembly.com
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Hector Diaz

Republican
Local Business Owner
22,281 votes (32.7%)Winning
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Total money raised: $111,484

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

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

More information about contributions

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.

Candidate Contact Info

Email info@diazforstateassembly2016.com

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