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District 12 —California State SenateJune 5, 2018 —California Primary Election

June 5, 2018 —California Primary Election

California State SenateDistrict 12

Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (599/599).

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 advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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Anna Caballero

Democratic
California State Assemblywoman
46,970 votes (43.3%)Winning
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Total money raised: $1,497,574

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

1
California Democratic Party
$487,178
2
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$17,600
2
California Professional Firefighters
$17,600
2
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
$17,600
2
SEIU California
$17,600

By State:

California 91.00%
District of Columbia 1.13%
Illinois 1.07%
Washington 0.72%
Other 6.08%
91.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.94%)
Small contributions (0.06%)
99.94%

By Type:

From organizations (79.09%)
From individuals (20.91%)
79.09%20.91%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Rob Poythress

Republican
Farmer/Business Owner
28,512 votes (26.3%)Winning
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Total money raised: $856,570

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

1
California Republican Party
$271,745
2
Rob Poythress
$200,000
3
Employees of Spencer Enterprises
$12,300
4
Poythress Farms and employees
$9,800
5
Anthony Cannella For Senate 2014
$8,800
5
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
$8,800
5
Kristin Olsen for Supervisor
$8,800
5
Poythress Nuts to Bolts Inc dba Teco
$8,800
5
Taxpayers for Jim Nielsen Senate 2018
$8,800

By State:

California 99.25%
Maryland 0.29%
Pennsylvania 0.25%
Ohio 0.18%
Other 0.03%
99.25%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.96%)
Small contributions (0.04%)
99.96%

By Type:

From organizations (60.71%)
From individuals (39.29%)
60.71%39.29%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Johnny Tacherra

Republican
Dairy Farmer
24,088 votes (22.2%)
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Daniel Parra

Democratic
Councilman, City of Fowler
8,740 votes (8.1%)
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Total money raised: $26,500

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

1
Daniel Parra
$10,000
2
Employees of Maxco Supply
$4,400
3
Employees of Amandip S. Gill
$2,500
3
Employees of Bravante Produce
$2,500
3
Lionsgate Construction
$2,500

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

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

By Type:

From organizations (17.92%)
From individuals (82.08%)
17.92%82.08%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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