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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 12 — U.S. House of Representatives

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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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Public School Teacher, Author and...
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  1. Fight corruption and end the system of legalized bribery...
  2. Fix our broken economic system and reverse the trend...
  3. Champion progressive ideals.
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Nancy Pelosi

Democratic
Member of Congress
274,035 votes (80.9%)Winning
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Contributions

Total money raised: $4,409,380

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

1
ActBlue
$77,543
2
Facebook and employees
$21,800
3
Google and employees
$15,850
4
Federation of American Hospitals
$15,000
5
Employees of MacKenzie Capital Management
$10,800
5
Employees of Peter G. Peterson Foundation
$10,800

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By State:

District of Columbia 31.61%
California 28.21%
Massachusetts 5.17%
New York 5.10%
Other 29.91%
31.61%28.21%29.91%

By Size:

Large contributions (57.03%)
Small contributions (42.97%)
57.03%42.97%

By Type:

From organizations (52.76%)
From individuals (47.24%)
52.76%47.24%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Candidate Contact Info

Email pelosiforcongress@gmail.com
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Preston Picus

Teacher/Author/Coach
64,810 votes (19.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Fight corruption and end the system of legalized bribery called 'campaign finance.'
  • Fix our broken economic system and reverse the trend toward increasing wealth inequality.
  • Champion progressive ideals.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Public School Teacher, Author and Coach
Teacher, Public School In California (2006–current)

Education

Columbia University Bachelor's Degree, History and Philosophy (2002)

Community Activities

Author, Send Our Reps to Rehab (2013–current)
Founder, Americans Against Auctioning America (2012–2014)

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $28,480

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

1
Employees of Linfield, Hunter & Junius
$1,080
2
Employees of Feinman, Sacha
$540
2
Employees of Furaxa
$540
2
Employees of Optometrist
$540
2
Employees of Square
$540
2
Employees of Tuhsd
$540

More information about contributions

By State:

California 69.44%
Louisiana 13.46%
Washington 9.39%
New York 3.35%
Other 4.35%
69.44%13.46%9.39%

By Size:

Large contributions (64.60%)
Small contributions (35.40%)
64.60%35.40%

By Type:

From organizations (0.66%)
From individuals (99.34%)
99.34%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Candidate Contact Info

Email picus2016@gmail.com

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