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Congressional District 16
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All Districts > CD16: Merced
[incumbent: Jim Costa (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 60.0 D
  • (i) Jim Costa (Democratic) - Farmer/Representative
    www.costaforcongress.com  
  • Johnny Tacherra (Republican) - Farmer
    johnnyforcongress.com  
  • David Rogers (Republican) - Supervisor, Madera
    www.davidrogersmadera.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Costa (D)25,58644.3%323 of 323
    Johnny Tacherra (R)12,54221.7%323 of 323
    Steve Crass (R)8,87715.4%323 of 323
    Mel Levey (R)4,5657.9%323 of 323
    Joanna Garcia-Botelho (R)3,8276.6%323 of 323
    Job Melton (D)2,3704.1%323 of 323

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 58.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 39.4%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 50.0%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 41.7%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Costa, Jim$272,625$115,427$755,293$9252015-06-30
    Rogers, David Bryan* The FEC does not have a report for this candidate.
    Tacherra, Johnny$114,599$78,805$28,432$14,6162015-06-30
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Costa (D)84,64957.4%409 of 409
    Brian Daniel Whelan (R)62,80142.6%409 of 409

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Costa (D)25,35542.7%320 of 320
    Brian Daniel Whelan (R)15,05325.3%320 of 320
    Johnny M. Tacherra (R)6,77611.4%320 of 320
    Mark Garcia (R)6,52911.0%320 of 320
    Loraine Goodwin (D)5,7039.6%320 of 320

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD16
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.2% 8.0% 40.7%
    Total Population 8.7% 6.4% 58.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

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    • 2015-06-11: CD16 (Merced): added farmer Johnny Tacherra ( . . .
    • 2014-03-24: CD16 (Merced | ATC Partisan Index: 57.2 D) - Candi . . .
    • 2014-01-17: CD16 (Fresno): added attorney Steve Crass&nbs . . .
    • 2013-11-13: CD16 (Fresno): added Johnny Tacherra (R) SD10 (Fr . . .
    • 2013-05-14: CD16 (Merced) - Safe Democrat *Jim Costa (D) - . . .
    • 2013-05-13: CD16 (Merced) - Safe Democrat *Jim Costa (D) - . . .
    • 2013-05-02: CD16 Merced 58.00% 58.60% 0.60% 50.00% 8.60% . . .
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