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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
Ballot and voting information for Stanislaus County.
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District 5California State SenateJune 7, 2016California Primary Election

June 7, 2016California Primary Election

California State SenateDistrict 5

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Election Results

  • 170,408 ballots counted.

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 appear in the general election. This is because of California's "top two" system. In some cases, the two candidates may be from the same political party.
Candidates are sorted in order of election results.
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Cathleen Galgiani

Democratic
Legislator/Delta Commissioner
96,710 votes (56.8%)Winning
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Total money raised: $1,852,707

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
California Democratic Party
$96,500
2
Fresno County Democratic Party
$68,000
3
Napa County Democratic Central Committee
$45,000
4
Humboldt County Democrats
$40,000
4
San Luis Obispo County Democratic Party
$40,000
4
San Mateo County Democrats
$40,000
4
Santa Barbara County Democratic Party
$40,000

By State:

California 84.33%
District of Columbia 2.40%
Texas 1.54%
Illinois 1.38%
Other 10.35%
84.33%10.35%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.78%)
Small contributions (0.22%)
99.78%

By Type:

From organizations (96.06%)
From individuals (3.94%)
96.06%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Alan Nakanishi

Republican
Physician/Businessman
47,355 votes (27.8%)Winning
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  • Bring jobs back to California, improve the state's economy, and have a fiscally responsible budget.
  • Keeping water from being diverted through the twin tunnels causing salinization harming farms, people and fish.
  • Ensure safe streets from gangs and criminals. Foster an improved educational system and work on the health care costs.
Profession:physician/businessman
Total money raised: $166,057

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Delta Eye Medical Group
$9,400
2
Associated Builders and Contractors Northern California
$8,400
2
Jean Fuller for Assembly 2018
$8,400
3
Zorb Carwashes
$6,700
4
UC Davis Medical Center
$6,000

By State:

California 99.34%
Hawaii 0.36%
Illinois 0.30%
99.34%

By Size:

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

By Type:

From organizations (69.07%)
From individuals (30.93%)
69.07%30.93%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
Republican
Business Executive
26,343 votes (15.5%)
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  • Stop the Delta Tunnels from becoming a reality. Create water storage sites and projects.
  • Prevent further destructive laws and regulations that hurt California businesses; remove unfriendly business laws that cause businesses to leave California
  • Create a new ballot measure that would reverse Prop 47, and keep criminals off the streets, and revamp our criminal justice system.
Profession:Business Executive
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