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District 16U.S. House of RepresentativesJune 5, 2018California Primary Election

United States
June 5, 2018California Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 16

Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (470/470).

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

Democratic
Farmer/Representative
39,527 votes (53%)Winning
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  • Nothing is as important to our Valley's future as a clean and reliable water supply. Over the past two years, we've been successful in providing more flexibility for water managers and Valley farmers and will continue to push for more water, includin
  • Since 2010, the number of uninsured people in our Congressional district has dropped by half, but affordable healthcare will always be a priority. I'm continuing my work to expand healthcare, increasing funding for our community hospitals and health
  • Keeping our communities safe continues to be a top priority. To fight crime and gangs in our communities, we've brought home tax dollars, putting more cops on our streets. I passed legislation strengthening crime victims' rights and reducing violenc
Profession:Farmer/Representative
Total money raised: $1,148,149

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

1
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and employees
$11,000
2
Employees of The Forhan Company
$10,800
3
American Bankers Association
$10,000
3
American Crystal Sugar
$10,000
3
Blue Diamond Growers
$10,000
3
Blue Dog PAC
$10,000
3
California Dairies
$10,000
3
Celanese
$10,000
3
Edison International
$10,000
3
Halliburton
$10,000
3
International Franchise Association
$10,000
3
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
$10,000
3
National Pork Producers Council
$10,000
3
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
$10,000
3
National Turkey Federation
$10,000

By State:

California 44.52%
District of Columbia 26.01%
Virginia 6.53%
Texas 3.80%
Other 19.14%
44.52%26.01%19.14%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.86%)
Small contributions (0.14%)
99.86%

By Type:

From organizations (63.75%)
From individuals (36.25%)
63.75%36.25%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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Elizabeth Heng

Republican
Small Business Owner
35,080 votes (47%)Winning
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Total money raised: $312,733

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

1
Employees of Us Trading
$16,700
2
Employees of Exclusive Wireless
$10,800
2
Employees of Retail Vision
$10,800
3
Employees of Muzin Capitol Partners
$5,400
3
Employees of Relypsa
$5,400

By State:

California 59.53%
Virginia 8.18%
Maryland 6.66%
Texas 6.45%
Other 19.18%
59.53%8.18%19.18%

By Size:

Large contributions (94.39%)
Small contributions (5.61%)
94.39%

By Type:

From organizations (23.07%)
From individuals (76.93%)
23.07%76.93%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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