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District 12California State SenateJune 5, 2018California Primary Election

June 5, 2018California Primary Election

California State SenateDistrict 12

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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Daniel Parra

Democratic
Councilman, City of Fowler
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Total money raised: $22,350

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

1
PARRA, DANIEL
$10,000
2
Maxco Supply
$5,000
3
Amandip S. Gill
$2,500
3
Bravante Produce
$2,500
4
Fair Find Enterprises, LLC
$1,000
4
Rivera for City Council 2018
$1,000

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

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

By Type:

From organizations (10.07%)
From individuals (89.93%)
10.07%89.93%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Johnny Tacherra

Republican
Dairy Farmer
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Rob Poythress

Republican
Farmer/Business Owner
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Total money raised: $313,256

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

1
POYTHRESS, ROBERT L.
$100,000
2
Poythress Farms
$9,800
3
Spencer Enterprises
$9,630
4
Anthony Cannella For Senate 2014
$8,800
4
Kristin Olsen for Supervisor
$8,800
4
Poythress Nuts to Bolts Inc dba Teco
$8,800

By State:

California 99.93%
South Dakota 0.07%
99.93%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.90%)
Small contributions (0.10%)
99.90%

By Type:

From organizations (41.45%)
From individuals (58.55%)
41.45%58.55%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Anna Caballero

Democratic
California State Assemblywoman
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Total money raised: $840,485

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

1
California Democratic Party
$110,237
2
Sutter Hill Ventures
$10,300
3
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$8,800
3
California State Council of Laborers
$8,800
3
DaVita Health Care Partners
$8,800
3
Govern for California
$8,800
3
Govern for California Courage Committee PAC
$8,800
3
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
$8,800
3
Pisces Inc
$8,800
3
SEIU California
$8,800
3
SEIU Local 1000
$8,800
3
SEIU United Healthcare Workers West
$8,800

By State:

California 88.48%
Illinois 1.43%
District of Columbia 1.34%
Washington 1.11%
Other 7.65%
88.48%

By Size:

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

By Type:

From organizations (71.10%)
From individuals (28.90%)
71.10%28.90%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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