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District 50U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016California General Election

United States
November 8, 2016California General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 50

Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (592/592).

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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U.S. Representative
179,937 votes (63.5%)Winning
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  • Strengthening national security and border security
  • Restoring American manufacturing/jobs
  • Entitlement reform/debt reduction
Profession:U.S. Representative
U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. House — Elected position (2008current)

Duncan D. Hunter currently represents California’s 50th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, consisting mainly of East San Diego County.  With the latest redrawing of state-wide Congressional Districts, Duncan is now a candidate for the 50thCongressional District, which holds parts of East County, North County and the city of Temecula in Riverside County.

Duncan is a native of San Diego, graduating from Granite Hills High School in El Cajon before going on to San Diego State University, where he earned a degree in Business Administration.  Soon after graduation, Duncan began working full time as a Business Analyst, utilizing his degree and his experience creating websites and programming databases, while a student at San Diego State University.

For Duncan, like millions of other Americans, everything changed when the nation was attacked on September 11, 2001.  In the weeks that followed, Duncan quit his job and joined the Marine Corps.  Between 2002 and 2006, he served two combat tours in Iraq, before making the decision to run for Congress, where he saw an opportunity to continue serving the country.

Only a few weeks after declaring his candidacy, Duncan was recalled to active duty and deployed to Afghanistan.  Though unable to campaign in any way while serving on the front lines, he carried out his campaign through his wife and family as they reached out to the voters on his behalf, until his return in late November of 2007.

In November 2008, Duncan was elected to his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Now joined in Congress by a growing list of distinguished military veterans, he remains the first and only Member of Congress to serve in a direct combat role in both Iraq and Afghanistan with the Marine Corps.

Duncan and his wife Margaret reside in Alpine, California.  They are proud parents of Duncan, Elizabeth and Sarah.

Duncan is a strong conservative whose priorities include a strong national defense; enhanced border security, fiscal accountability and transparency, and protecting taxpayer interests.  He currently serves as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, as well as a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and the House Education and the Workforce Committee.

Total money raised: $1,131,088

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

General Atomics and employees
Total Military Management and employees
Cobham and employees
Cubic and employees
Van Scoyoc Associates and employees

By State:

Virginia 21.54%
District of Columbia 21.41%
California 15.77%
Maryland 5.32%
Other 35.96%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.30%)
Small contributions (2.70%)

By Type:

From organizations (74.84%)
From individuals (25.16%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
  1. Individual liberty and personal responsibility are the cornerstones of our great nation.  The federal government’s role should be limited to protecting and defending our God given freedoms.
  2. Maintain a strong national security policy that funds the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps at appropriate levels and doesn’t cut defense spending during wartime for the first time in American history.  President Obama’s attempt to cut our military must be stopped. Islamofascism must be defeated.
  3. Border Security that includes a COMPLETELY secure southern and northern border. Border security is national security. NO AMNESTY for those here illegally.
  4. Real Economic Growth that comes from a vibrant private sector. Fight the Obama/Pelosi takeover of every industry in the United States.  Implement reform that will incentivize hard working Americans and entrepreneurs to create jobs. Bring manufacturing BACK from China and India to the United States.
  5. Tax cuts and fiscal responsibility are the keys to economic recovery and job growth.  The American people are overtaxed and the government spends too much.  We must have a balanced budget and every federal agency needs to be cut dramatically except for infrastructure and national defense.
  6. Energy independence.  The only way to free ourselves from terrorist despots who negotiate international policy using oil prices is to keep working on alternative energy while at the same time following an “all of the above” approach.  We must build more oil refineries, build nuclear facilities, and drill.
  7. Repeal the Obama/Pelosi healthcare takeover and replace it with common-sense, free-market reforms that will force health insurance companies to be accountable and transparent while, at the same time, increasing the quality and access of healthcare in America and reducing costs.
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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

50th District 

U.S. Representative

I am honored to serve you in the U.S. House of Representatives.

American families and workers are impacted everyday by the decisions that are made in Washington, DC. For the last seven years, I have stood on the side of limiting government influence, empowering workers, and allowing families to keep more of their hard-earned money.

With your support, I will continue to promote and defend the best interests of our community and the nation.

As a Marine Corps veteran, I served two tours in Iraq and a third in Afghanistan, and this experience continues to inform my perspective on national security. I firmly believe in the principle of peace through strength, and I recognize America’s role as a world leader. I am also an uncompromising defender of our troops, their families and our veterans.

Economically, we also face strong competition on the world stage, but the innovation of the American entrepreneur, the spirit and work ethic of the American worker, and the power of the American economy continue to provide us every advantage. I remain committed to strengthening our workforce and restoring manufacturing jobs. I also oppose borrowing one more dollar from China to finance our debt or new government spending.

Other priorities of mine include: securing our borders and enforcing existing laws; achieving energy independence; eliminating job-threatening regulations and taxes; emphasizing education for a global economy; and upholding core values.

I ask for your support. Together, we will continue the fight for the ideals that make America so exceptional. 

Business Owner/Realtor
103,646 votes (36.5%)
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  • Create jobs that support a middle-class lifestyle; repairing crumbling infrastructure (especially transportation bottlenecks), developing clean water and clean air projects, and supporting medical research can deliver a more vital economy.
  • Provide veterans with a quality education and career placement on their return to civilian life.
  • Provide at least 2 years of debt-free college education or career training; refinance current college debt to lower interest rates
Profession:Realtor, Small Business Owner
Realtor, HomeSmart Realty West (2013current)
American University, School of International Business (current)

Patrick Malloy was born in 1966 in Norwood, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.  He comes from a family of educators; his parents, John and Patricia are retired school teachers.  He attended University of Massachusetts and American University in Washington, D.C. studying international business.

It was in D.C. that he had his first life-changing political experience.  Patrick was paying his way through college by working at the University Bakery Shop in northwest Washington, a business locally famous for its ice cream cakes. An arrogant member of the House of Representatives pushed his way  through a line of waiting customers, demanding immediate service. Patrick stood up to him to the amazement and support of his other customers.

One day a limousine pulled up and its occupant leaped out, rushing into the store and rudely cutting to the front of the line as he pushed the women behind him to the side.  I want an ice cream cake for Anne or Anna, I don't know.  Somebody will pick it up this afternoon," he bellowed.  Patrick firmly said: "It takes more than 8 hours to properly freeze an ice cream cake.  It can't be done by afternoon."  But I'm Congressman R... and I want that cake ready," he demanded  To which Patrick then calmly replied, "Well, I'm Student Malloy, and it still takes more than 8 hours to freeze an ice cream cake."  As the congressman stormed out, a woman in line said: "That's right, young man; you stick to your guns."

Malloy confronted the arrogance of power that day and promised himself to challenge the small-mindness and sense of entitlement of the powerful, whether in politics or business.  This commitment is one of the reasons he is running for Congress.

After college, Patrick went on to be a successful businessman in marketing in San Francisco and New York City.  During extensive travel in Australia and South Asia, he met the love of his life, Karuna, a young businesswoman from Bangladesh.  They married in 2007 and now live in Escondido.  Karuna followed the long path to become a naturalized US citizen   They are both so proud of America and its potential.

Today, Karuna works in the health care field, and Patrick developed a thriving business as a real estate specialist and realtor in the region.  Patrick knows the "lay of the land" as a realtor.  His knowledge of the 50th District includes understanding the strengths of each community and their unique needs.  He finds daily inspiration working with young families who want to buy homes, find fulfilling work, and create a good life in this part of the world.

But Malloy is still disturbed by the arrogance of power in Washington. He sees how neglect affects the 50th District from the lack of better strategies to control wildfires in East County or the lack of traffic management on the I-15 in Temecula.  These are problems that national funds can alleviate.  US dollars wasted on infrastructure in Afghanistan could have been put to much better use right here.  He sees the neglect of our veterans; we made a promise to our vets and we need to keep it.  It's immoral and unpatriotic that veterans must wait months for health care or have difficulty finding jobs and affordable housing.

The arogance of power needs to be confronted.  We can all agree with that woman in the D.C. bakery line over a quarter of a centry ago who said about Patrick: "That's right young man; you stick to your guns."

Vote Patrick Malloy for US Congress.



The Federal Government plays a part in California water allocation and use through a variety of laws.  What, if any, legislation would you support in an effort to handle water shortages caused by the current and any future drought?

Answer from Patrick Malloy:

Water scarcity is a fact of life in California. Water innovation such as public and private investment in water reclamation and desalination will help to alleviate local shortages. These practices have the ability to turn low value water into freshwater suitable for human use and consumption. Improved management of groundwater resources can protect this precious resource. Modernization of  the State Water Project can help ensure that less transported water is lost to evaporation.


Should immigration laws be changed?  What changes would you support?  Please explain why.

Answer from Patrick Malloy:

The current immigration policy is bewildering and needs an overhaul. A plan that is similar to Ronald Reagan's can  address undocumented immigrants currently living in this country. An enhanced system of green cards will allow more workers to legally enter this country and help to revitalize the economy. Laws are needed to protect immigrants from workplace violence and crimes. For those who enter the country with documentation, the process of becoming a citizen should be streamlined; though, civics tests and some knowledge of English can be maintained. 

National Security

What, if anything, does the U.S. need to do in order to address national security and terrorism? Please explain your answer in detail.

Answer from Patrick Malloy:

Additional use of intelligence from satellites and drones can help the US develop and coordinate a national security policy to address terrorism. To the extent that US agents can infiltrate and understand terrorist groups, US resources can be used in targeted ways. Modernizing and safeguarding the US nuclear weapons system also ensures that these weapons can be used as a powerful deterrent. 

Partisan Political Climate

The political climate in Washington, D.C. has been extremely partisan in recent years. In that kind of atmosphere, what would you do to get things done while in office?

Answer from Patrick Malloy:

I'm a negotiator and that's one of the reasons I am running for office. I'm willing to work hard to create win-win solutions in Congress. For example, all Members have an interest in meeting their district's needs. While fire abatement is a necessity in the San Diego region, development of tornado warning systems and shelters are major issues in the Midwest. Collaboration can work to meet the needs of each region. 

Total money raised: $27,016

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

United Association (UA)
Lake San Marcos Democratic Club
Employees of San Diego State University
Employees of Ansari, Sarah
Employees of Barclays Group
Riverside County Democratic Party

By State:

California 55.69%
Maryland 34.99%
Massachusetts 3.50%
New York 3.50%
Other 2.33%

By Size:

Large contributions (64.36%)
Small contributions (35.64%)

By Type:

From organizations (46.75%)
From individuals (53.25%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

I am a Realtor by Trade, and it shapes my ability to negotiate a win win- a trait that is seriously lacking in todays 114th Congress. I seek to find the common middle ground that both sides can agree upon, and get that passed in Congress. My philosophy on representing the 50th district, is to look through the lens of how legislation either written by myself, or others, affect entrance into the middle class, or fortifying the middle class. I will not vote strictly on party lines, I will vote the issues as they affect my district. I would like to ensure that with a combination: Raise in the Federal Minimum wage to $15/hr and increased earned sick leave and One year of Free Vocational training and or Reduction of Student debt,  that low-income earners can get some real assistance and see a path to the middle class, that once was the backbone of our Country. My goal is on the Middle Class, getting in it and securing it.

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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

50th District

AGE: 49
Local Businessman/Real Estate Specialist

Clearly, the do-nothing Congress has abandoned the middle class. Elites only seem interested in promoting their own moneyed interests. Career politicians have failed us.

Patrick Malloy is running for Congress because of this neglect and the arrogance of power in Washington. As a realtor, Patrick knows how to negotiate and bring two opposing sides together. As a prudent fiscal conservative, Patrick knows the value of hard work and careful stewardship of resources. He is not a career politician.

Malloy wholeheartedly supports: 1) providing veterans who served this country with a quality education and career placement on their return to civilian life; 2) creating better jobs with better paychecks; 3) repairing crumbling local infrastructure, especially transportation bottlenecks; 4) placing dollars where they belong, not on projects the military does not want or on foreign projects that America’s enemies destroy; 5) safeguarding Social Security; and 6) refinancing college debt to a lower interest rate.

We need a representative in Congress who will listen. Patrick Malloy will give you a voice and honor the independent-minded citizens of this district.

Vote Patrick Malloy. Honesty, integrity and solutions…for a change.



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