Raul J. BocanegraDemocratic
Raul Justo Bocanegra
Born: July 13, 1971 in Los Angeles, CA
- 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 [raulbocanegra.com] (accessed 11/15/2012)