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Patty Lopez


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-39 22750 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-39 49649 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 15, 1968 in Michoacan, Mexico
Married: Juan Lopez (m. 1986)
Children: Patricia, Jacky, Crystal, and Diana

Previous: Staff, Los Angeles Unified School District
2000-2012: Community Representative, North Valley Occupational Center
2017: Candidate for Los Angeles Unified School District (Lost; 12.0%)
2018: Special Election Candidate for AD-39 (Lost; 9.1%)
2018: Primary Candidate for AD-39 (Lost; 14.6%)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: Lopez narrowly won the 2014 General election when she defeated Raul 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 2016).

Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)