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Raul J. Bocanegra


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-39 62612 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-39 22284 Loss
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-39 74834 Win

Candidate Biography:

Raul Justo Bocanegra
Born: July 13, 1971 in Los Angeles, CA

Previous: Consultant, Assembly Appropriations Committee
2000s: Senior Aide, Los Angeles City Council President Alex Padilla
2011-2012: Chief of Staff, Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes

  • First-Term Bills: During his time in the Legislature, Bocanegra introduced 43 regular session bills, of which 19 were signed into law.
  • CLOSE CONTEST: Patty Lopez narrowly won the 2014 General election when she defeated Bocanegra by 466 votes (1.0%). On election night, Bocanegra trailed Patty Lopez by 182 votes, which closed to 32 votes by November 7th.
  • An incumbent who lost to a member of their own party (in 2014).

Source: Biography on Campaign website [] (accessed 11/15/2012)

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