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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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District 8 — 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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Paul Cook

Republican
United States Representative
136,972 votes (62.3%)Winning
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Contributions

Total money raised: $942,251

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

1
Employees of Vanir Group of Companies
$14,100
2
CEMEX and employees
$11,250
3
Employees of Desert Valley
$10,800
3
Employees of Esri
$10,800
4
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and employees
$10,200

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By State:

California 37.45%
District of Columbia 25.88%
Virginia 15.01%
Texas 4.37%
Other 17.29%
37.45%25.88%15.01%17.29%

By Size:

Large contributions (98.43%)
Small contributions (1.57%)
98.43%

By Type:

From organizations (74.35%)
From individuals (25.65%)
74.35%25.65%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Candidate Contact Info

Email info@joinpaulcook.com
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Rita Ramirez

Democratic
Retired College Professor
83,035 votes (37.7%)
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Total money raised: $36,295

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

1
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
$2,500
2
Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians
$560

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By State:

California 92.88%
New York 7.12%
92.88%

By Size:

Large contributions (96.80%)
Small contributions (3.20%)
96.80%

By Type:

From organizations (8.71%)
From individuals (91.29%)
8.71%91.29%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Candidate Contact Info

Email denise_ritaforcongress@yahoo.com

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