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Election Results 2016

2016 Election

Federal Contests

Won!
Open seat
Kamala Harris (D)
Candidate for U.S. Senate – California
Attorney General of California
kamalaharris.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Kamala D. Harris (D)  40.0%
Loretta L. Sanchez (D)  18.9%
2016 election results
Kamala Harris (D)  62.1%
Loretta Sanchez (D)  37.9%

Won!
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D)

Candidate for U.S. Senate – Illinois
U. S. House – Illinois District 8 (Chicago suburbs)
tammyduckworth.com
Primary results:
Duckworth  64.4%
Zopp  24%
Harris  11.6%
2016 election results:
Tammy Duckworth (D)  54.4%
Mark Kirk (R)  40.2%

Open seat
Joseph Cao (R)
Candidate for U.S. Senate – Louisiana
former U.S. Representative
josephcaoforsenate.com
2016 election results
John Kennedy (R)  25%
Foster Campbell (D)  17.5%
Joseph Cao (R)  1.1%

Won!
Doris Matsui (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – California District 6 (Sacramento)
2005 election results: 69%
2006 Primary results: unopposed
2006 election results:
Matsui: 71%
Yan: 23%
2008 primary: unopposed
2008 election results:
Matsui: 75%
Smith: 21%
2010 election results:
Matsui: 72%
Smith: 26%
2012 election results:
Matsui 74.5%
McCray 25.5%
2014 election results:
Doris Matsui (D) 71.9%
Joseph McCray, Sr. (R) 28.1%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Doris Matsui (D)  70.4%
Robert (Bob) Evans (R)  18.4%
2016 election results:
Doris Matsui (D)  75.3%
Robert (Bob) Evans (R)  24.7%

Won!
Ami Bera, MD (D)- incumbent
U.S. House – California District 7 (Elk Grove)
beraforcongress.com
2010 election results: (old District 3 (Sacramento, Folsom))
Lungren (R) 51%
Bera (D) 43%
2012 election results:
Bera 50.4%
Lungren 49.6%
2014 election results:
Ami Bera (D) 50.4%
Doug Ose (R) 49.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ami Bera (D) 53.6%
Scott Jones (R) 46.3%
2016 election results:
Ami Bera (D)  51%
Scott Jones (R)  49%

Michael Honda (D) – incumbent
U.S. House – California District 17 (Sunnyvale)
mikehonda.org
2004 election results:
Michael Honda (D)  72%
Raymond Chukwu (R)  28%
2006 Primary results: unopposed
2006 election results:
Honda: 72%
Chukwu: 28%
2008 primary: unopposed
2008 election results:
Honda: 72%
Cordi: 24%
2010 election results:
Honda (D) 67%
Kirkland (R) 33%
2012 election results:
Honda 73.1%
Li 26.9%
2014 election results:
Mike Honda (D) 52.2%
Ro Khanna (D) 47.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%
2016 election results:
Ro Khanna (D)  61%
Mike Honda (D)  39%

Won!
Ro Khanna (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 17 (Sunnyvale)
Attorney
rokhanna.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Mike Honda (D)  48.9%
Ro Khanna (D)  27.0%
2014 election results:
Mike Honda (D) 52.2%
Ro Khanna (D) 47.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%
2016 election results:
Ro Khanna (D)  61%
Mike Honda (D)  39%

Peter Kuo (R)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 17
(Cupertino, Fremont, Milpitas, Santa Clara)
entrepreneur
peterkuo.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ro Khanna (D)  39.1%
Mike Honda (D)  37.4%
Peter Kuo (R)  9.2%

Won!
Judy Chu (D) – incumbent
U.S. House  –  District 27 (Pasadena)
former Chair of California Board of Equalization
judychu.net
2009 election results:
Judy Chu (D): 62%
Betty Chu (R) 33%
Christopher Agrella (L) 5%
2010 election results:
Chu (D) 71%
Schmerling (R) 29%
2012 election results:
Chu 63.1%
Orswell 36.9%
2014 election results:
Judy Chu (D) 58.6%
Jack Orswell (R) 41.4%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Judy Chu (D)  66.2%
Jack Orswell (R)  28.1%
2016 election results:
Judy Chu (D)  67.4%
Jack Orswell (R)  32.6%

Won!
Ted Lieu (D)
– incumbent
U.S. House – California District 33 (Malibu, Beverly Hills)
former California State Senator (Torrance)
tedlieu.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
Elan Carr (R) 21.5%
Ted Lieu (D) 19.0%
2014 election results:
Ted Lieu (D) 58.4%
Elan Carr (R) 41.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ted W. Lieu (D)  69.2%
Kenneth W. Wright (R)  30.8%
2016 election results:
Ted W. Lieu (D)  66.4%
Kenneth W. Wright (R)  33.6%

Won!
Mark Takano (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – California District 41
(new district: Riverside, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, and Perris)
President of the Riverside Community College District’s Board of Trustees
marktakano.com
2012 election results:
Takano 56.8%
Tavaglione 43.2%
2014 election results:
Mark Takano (D) 55.1%
Steve Adams (R) 44.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Mark Takano (D)  64.5%
Randy Fox (R)  15.0%
2016 election results:
Mark Takano (D)  65.0%
Doug Shepherd (R)  35.0%

Open seat
Bao Nguyen (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – California District 46 (Anaheim and Santa Ana)
Mayor of Garden Grove
bao2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Lou Correa (D)  43.7%
Bao Nguyen (D)  14.6%
2016 election results
Lou Correa (D)  70.0%
Bao Nguyen (D)  30.0%

Won!
Stephanie Murphy (D)

Candidate for U.S. House – Florida District 7 (Seminole, Orange and Volusia counties)
businesswoman and defense expert
stephaniemurphyforcongress.com
Vietnamese-American
2016 election results:
Stephanie Murphy (D)  51.5%
John Mica (R)  48.5%

Won!
Open seat
Colleen Hanabusa (D)

Candidate for U. S. House – Hawaii District 1 (Honolulu, southern Oahu)
former Congresswoman, U.S. House – Hawaii District 1 (Honolulu, southern Oahu)
Hawaii Senate President
hanabusaforhawaii.com
2016 election results:
Colleen Hanabusa (D)  71.9%
Shirlene Ostrov (R)  22.7%

Won!
Ms. Tulsi Gabbard (D) – incumbent
U. S. House – Hawaii District 2
(rural and most suburban areas of Honolulu, rest of Hawaii)
member – Honolulu City Council
former Hawai`i State Legislator (District 42 in West Oahu)
votetulsi.com
Primary results:
Gabbard 50.2%
Hannemann 35.8%
Kia’aina 5.96%
2012 election results:
Gabbard 80.6%
Crowley 19.4%
2014 election results:
Tulsi Gabbard (D) 75.8%
Kawika Crowley (R) 17.9%
2016 election results:
Tulsi Gabbard (D)  76.2%
Angela Kaaihue (R)  17.7%

Won!
Open seat
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – Illinois District 8 (Chicago suburbs)
businessman, attorney
rajaforcongress.com
Primary results:
Krishnamoorthi 57%
Noland 29%
Bullwinkel 13%
2016 election results
Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)  58.1%
Pete DiCianni (R)  41.9%

(open seat)
Kumar Barve (D)

Candidate for U.S. House – Maryland District 8 (Carroll, Frederick, and parts of Montgomery County)
Maryland House of Delegates – District 17 (Montgomery County)
House majority leader
kumarbarve.com
Primary results:
Raskin 33%
Barve 2%
seven other candidates

Grace Meng (D) – incumbent

U.S. House – New York District 6 (Queens)
former NY state representative
GraceforNewYork.com
Primary results:
Meng  50.7%
Lancman  28.1%
Crowley  16.1%
Mitmman  5.1%
2012 election results:
Meng 67.7%
Halloran 31.2%
2014: unopposed
2016 election results:
Grace Meng (D)  64.9%
Danniel Maio (R)  24.4%

Sue Googe (R)
Candidate for U.S.  House – North Carolina 4th District (Raleigh, Chapel Hill)
suegooge.com
2016 election results:
David E. Price (D)  68.2%
Sue Googe (R)  31.8%

Won!
Open seat
Ms. Pramila Jayapal (D)
Candidate for U.S. House – District 7 (Seattle, Vashon Island, Edmonds, Shoreline, Kenmore)
Washington State Senate – District 37 (Seattle)
Immigrant advocate
electpramila.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results
Pramila Jayapal (D) 54.2%
Louis Watanabe (D) 16.1%
2014 election results:
Pramila Jayapal (D) 70.54%
Louis Watanabe (D) 29.46%
2016 election results
Pramila Jayapal (D)  56.1%
Brady Walkinshaw (D)  43.9%


State Contests

(California candidates listed by district)

Won!
Scott Kawasaki (D)

Alaska House of Representatives – District 4 (West Fairbanks)
scottforalaska.com
elected 2006
2008 election results:
Kawasaki: 51%
Hull: 49%
2010 election results:
Kawasaki (D) 54%
Michel (R) 46%
2012 election results:
Kawasaki 52%
Pruhs 47.8%
2014 election results:
Kawasaki 54.1%
Bringhurst 45.6%
2016 election results: unopposed

Won!
Kimberly Yee (R)

Arizona Senate – District 10 (Phoenix)
member – Arizona House of Representatives – District 10 (Phoenix)
kimberlyyee.com
2012 election results:
Yee 51.9%
Powell 36.4%
Quelland 11.6%
2014 election results:
Kimberly Yee (R) 53%
Patty Kennedy (D) 35%
Doug Quelland (I) 12%
2016 election results
Kimberly Yee (R)  50.4%
Larry Herrera (D)  36.4%
Doug Quelland (I)  13.2%

(open seat)
Ms. Mariko Yamada (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 3 (Napa, Solano and Yolo counties)
California Assembly – former District 8 (Yolo and Solano counties)
yamadaforsenate.com
2008 election results:
Yamada: 66%
Cosme: 34%
2010 election results:
Yamada (D) 61.5%
Connor (R) 38.5%
California Assembly – new District 4 (Napa, Yolo, Dixon)
2012 primary results:
Yamada (D) 59.7%
Munn (R) 40.3%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Yamada 62.1%
Munn 37.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Bill Dodd (D)  37.4%
Mariko Yamada (D)  29.6%
2016 election results
Bill Dodd (D)  58.1%
Mariko Yamada (D)  41.9%

Alan Nakanishi (R)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 5 (San Joaquin County, Modesto)
Mayor of Lodi
facebook.com/Nakanishi.Alan
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Cathleen Galgiani (D)  56.5%
Alan Nakanishi (R)  28.3%
2016 election results:
Cathleen Galgiani (D)  56.7%
Alan Nakanishi (R)  43.3%

Open seat
Jane Kim (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 11 (San Francisco County, part of San Mateo County)
San Francisco Supervisor
janekim.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Jane Kim (D)  45.3%
Scott Wiener (D)  45.1%
Ken Loo (R)  9.6%
2016 election results
Scott Wiener (D) 51%
Jane Kim (D)  49%

Open seat
Teddy Choi (D)
Candidate for California State Senate – District 25 (Burbank, parts of Los Angeles, Upland)
Real estate agent
teddychoi2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Michael D. Antonovich (R)  40.0%
Anthony J. Portantino (D)  27.0%
Teddy Choi (D)  5.6%

Open seat
Ms. Ling-Ling Chang (R)
Candidate for California Senate – District 29 (Orange County)
Member, California Assembly – District 55 (Yorba Linda)
City Council member
lingforsenate.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results:
Ling-Ling Chang (R) 28.0%
Gregg Fritchle (D) 27.5%
Phillip Chen (R)  23.1%
2014 election results for Assembly:
Ling-Ling Chang (R) 64.2%
Gregg D. Fritchle (D) 35.8%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ling Ling Chang (R)  44.1%
Josh Newman (D)  29.2%
Sukhee Kang (D)  26.7%
2016 election results:
Josh Newman (D)  50.4%
Ling Ling Chang (R)  49.6%

Mr. Sukhee Kang (D)
Candidate for California Senate – District 29 (Orange County)
former mayor of Irvine
kangforsenate.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Ling Ling Chang (R)  44.1%
Josh Newman (D)  29.2%
Sukhee Kang (D)  26.7%

Open seat
Warren Furutani (D)
Candidate for California Senate – District 35 (San Pedro)
Member, California Assembly – District 55 (Gardena)
forrmer Los Angeles School Board President
warrenfurutani.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Steven Bradford (D)  35.7%
Warren T. Furutani (D)  24.5%
2016 election results
Steven Bradford (D)  53.5%
Warren Furutani (D)  46.5%

Harmesh Kumar (D) 
Candidate for California Assembly – District 14  (Contra Costa, Solano)
drkumar4assembly.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Mae Torlakson (D)  32.3%
Tim Grayson (D)  31.6%
Debora Allen (R)  26.1%
Harmesh Kumar (D)  10.0%

Won!
David Chiu (D)

California Assembly – District 17 (San Francisco)
former Board of Supervisor member
votedavidchiu.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
David Chiu (D) 48.4%
David Campos (D) 43.1%
2014 election results:
David Chiu (D) 51.5%
David Campos (D) 48.5%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
David Chiu (D)  88.5%
Matthew Del Carlo (R)  11.5%
2016 election results:
David Chiu (D)  86.3%
Matthew Del Carlo (R)  13.7%

Won!
Rob Bonta (D)
(Filipino)
California Assembly – District 18 (Oakland , Alameda and San Leandro)
Vice mayor of Alameda
robbonta.com
2012 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Bonta (D) 36.8%
Guillen (D)27.9%
2012 election results:
Bonta 51.2%
Guillen 48.8%
2014 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Rob Bonta (D) 86.5%
David Erlich (R) 13.5%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Rob Bonta (D)  89.1%
Roseann Slonsky-Breault (R)  10.9%
2016 election results:
Rob Bonta (D)  87.0%
Roseann Slonsky-Breault (R)  13.0%

Won!
Phil Ting (D)

California Assembly – District 19
(Marina, Richmond, Sunset, West Portal, Ingleside, Daly City, Broadmoor and Colma)
Assessor-Recorder of the city and county of San Francisco
philting.com
2012 primary results:
Ting (D) 56%
Breyer (D) 22%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Ting 58.2%
Breyer 41.8%
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Phil Ting (D) 77.1%
Rene Pineda (R) 22.9%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Phil Ting (D)  83.6%
Carlos “Chuck” Taylor (R)  16.4%
2016 election results:
Phil Ting (D)  80.1%
Carlos “Chuck” Taylor (R)  19.9%

Luis A. Wong (R) 
Candidate for California Assembly – District 20 (Alameda County)
luiswongforassembly.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Bill Quirk (D)  77.7%
Luis A. Wong (R)  22.3%
2016 election results:
Bill Quirk (D)  74.3%
Luis A. Wong (R)  25.7%

Peter Ohtaki (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 24 (San Mateo, Santa Clara Counties)
peterohtaki.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Marc Berman (D)  28.2%
Vicki Veenker (D)  22.2%
Peter Ohtaki (R) 19.8%
Barry Chang (D)  10.9%

Barry Chang (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 24 (Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Sunnyvale)
Mayor, City of Cupertino
barrychang.com
2014 primary results – District 28: (top 2 advance to general election)
Evan Low (D)  40.0%
Chuck Page (R)  26.8%
Barry Chang (D)  24.1%
2016 primary results – District 24: (top 2 advance to general election)
Marc Berman (D)  28.2%
Vicki Veenker (D)  22.2%
Peter Ohtaki (R) 19.8%
Barry Chang (D)  10.9%

Won!
Kansen Chu (D)

California Assembly – District 25 (Fremont, San Jose)
former San Jose City Council member
kansenchu.com
(top 2 advance to general election)
2014 primary results:
Kansen Chu (D) 30.4%
Bob Brunton (R) 23.7%
2014 election results:
Kansen Chu (D) 69.4%
Bob Brunton (R) 30.6%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Kansen Chu (D)  75.5%
Bob Brunton (R)  24.5%
2016 election results:
Kansen Chu (D)  72.8%
Bob Brunton (R)  27.2%

Madison Nguyen (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
Vice-mayor, San Jose City Council
madisonnguyen.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%
2016 election results:
Ash Kalra (D)  53.2%
Madison Nguyen (D)  46.8%

Won!
Ash Kalra (D)

Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
ashkalra.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%
2016 election results:
Ash Kalra (D)  53.2%
Madison Nguyen (D)  46.8%

Van Le (R)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
vanle2016.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Cong Thanh Do (D)
Candidate for California Assembly – District 27 (Santa Clara county)
doforstateassembly.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Madison Nguyen (D) 34.3%
Ash Kalra (D)  19.8%
Van Le (R)  14.7%
Cong Thanh Do (D)  6.1%

Won!
Evan Low (D)

California Assembly – District 28 (San Jose)
former Mayor of Campbell
evanlow.com
2014 election results:
Evan Low (D) 59.3%
Chuck Page (R) 40.7%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Evan Low (D)  71.5%
Nicholas Sclavos (R)  28.5%
2016 election results:
Evan Low (D)  70.0%
Nicholas Sclavos (R)  30.0%

Won!
Vince Fong (R)

Candidate for California Assembly – District 34 (Kern county)
District director to House Majority Leader and Congressman Kevin McCarthy
vincefong.com
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Vince Fong (R)  60.3%
Perrin Swanlund (D)  24.4%
2016 election results:
Vince Fong (R)  73.2%
Perrin Swanlund (D)  26.8%

Won!
Ed Chau (D)

California Assembly – District 49
(Alhambra, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel in Los Angeles County)
former Montebello School Board member and lawyer
edchau.com
2012 primary results:
Lin      51.3%
Chau35.6%
Ing13.2%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Chau 56.6%
Lin 43.4%
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Ed Chau (D) 61.0% (incumbent)
Esthela Torres Siegrist (R) 39.0%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
unopposed
2016 election results:
Ed Chau (D)  70.0%
Peter Amundson (R)  30.0%

Won!
Open seat

Phillip Chen (R)
California Assembly – District 55 (Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino)
owner, property management company
phillipchen.org
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election)
Gregg D. Fritchle (D) 35.9%
Phillip Chen (R) 21.8%
2016 election results
Phillip Chen (R)  57.7%
Gregg Fritchle (D)  42.3%

Ms. Young Kim (R)
California Assembly – District 65 (Orange County)
Congressional aide
youngkim2014.com
2014 primary results:
(top 2 advance to general election)
(only 2 candidates)
2014 election results:
Young Kim (R) 55.7%
Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) 44.3%
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Young Kim (R)
Sharon Quirk-Silva (D)
2016 election results
Sharon Quirk-Silva (D)  53.2%
Young Kim (R)  46.8%

Won!
Al Muratsuchi (D)

Candidate for California Assembly – District 66
(Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Gardena, Torrance)
alforassembly.com
former member, California Assembly – District 66
former member of Torrance Board of Education and
a prosecutor with the California Department of Justice
2012 primary results:
Muratsuchi    (D) 40.9        %
Huey (R) 38.5%
(top 2 advance to general election)
2012 election results:
Muratsuchi 53.8%
Huey 46.2%
2014 election results:
David Hadley (R) 51.4%
Al Muratsuchi (D) 48.6% (incumbent)
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Al Muratsuchi (D) 48.73%
David Hadley (R) (incumbent) 44.58%
Mike Madrigal (D)  6.68%
2016 election results
Al Muratsuchi (D) 53.5%
David Hadley (R) (incumbent) 46.5%

Won!
Steven S. Choi (R)

Candidate for California Assembly – District 68 (Orange County)
stevenchoi.org
Mayor of Irvine
2016 primary results (top 2 advance to general election):
Sean Jay Panahi (D)  33.03%
Steven S. Choi (R)  19.81%
2016 election results
Steven S. Choi (R)  60.7%
Sean Jay Panahi (D)  39.3%

Dr. Janak Joshi (R)
Colorado House of Representatives – District 16 (northern Colorado Springs)
electjanakjoshi.com
2010 election results: unopposed
2012 election results: no Democratic opponent
2014 election results:
Janak Joshi (R) 66.62%
Ryan Macoubrie (D) 33.38%
June 28, 2016 primary results:
Larry Liston  60.87%
Janak Joshi (Incumbent)  39.13%

Won!
Tony Hwang (R)

Connecticut State Senate – District 28 (Weston)
Former member, Connecticut General Assembly – 134th District (Fairfield, Trumbull)
Realtor
first elected 2008
tonyhwang.org
2014 election results:
Tony Hwang (R) 56%
Kim Fawcett (D) 44%
2016 election results:
Tony Hwang (R)  57.3%
Phil Dwyer (D)  37.8%

Won!
Dr. Prasad Srinivasan (R)

Connecticut Assembly – District 31 (Glastonbury)
prasadsrinivasan.com
2010 election results:
Prasad Srinivasan (R) 56%
Thomas Kehoe (D) 44%
2012 election results:
Srinivasan 60%
Flanagan 40%
2014: unopposed
2016 election results:
Prasad Srinivasan (R)  64.8%
Matt Saunig (D)  30.2%

Won!
Beth Fukumoto Chang (R)

Hawaii House of Representatives – District 36
(Mililani and Mililani Mauka)
bethfukumoto.com
2012 election results:
Fukumoto  52%
Lee  48%
2014 election results:
Beth Fukumoto (R) 64.5%
Marilyn B. Lee (D) 33.3%
2016 election results:
Beth Fukumoto Chang (R) 65.7%
Marilyn B. Lee (D) 31.7%

Won!
Sue Chew (D)

Idaho State Legislature, District 17-B (Boise)
suechew.com
2006: won with 58.4%
2008: 65%
2012 election results:
Chew 62.7%
Inman 31.3%
Hautzinger 6%
2014: unopposed
2016 election results:
Sue Chew (D)  62.6 %
Tabby Jolley (R)  37.4 %

Won!
Won primary, first Asian American in Illinois legislature

Theresa Mah (D)
Candidate for Illinois House – District 2 (southwest Chicago)
former policy advisor to governor, college professor
theresamah.com
Primary results:
Mah  51.2%
Acevedo  48.8%
2016 election results: unopposed

Harish Patel (D)
Candidate for Illinois House – District 40 (Irving Park, Avondale)
businessman, activist
harishipatel.com
Primary results:
Patel  40.7%
Andrade  59.3%

Won!
Sonia Chang-Diaz (D)

Massachusetts Senate – District 2 (Suffolk, South End,
Jamaica Plain, Fenway, Roxbury, Dorchester and Chinatown)
soniachangdiaz.com
first elected in 2006
2012 primary results:
Chang-Diaz  76%
Williams  24%
2012 election results: no Republican opponent
2014 election results:
Sonia Chang-Diaz (D) 90%
David Wyatt (R) 10%
2014: unopposed

Won!
Tackey Chan (D)

Massachusetts House of Representatives (Second Norfolk District) Quincy, MA
tackeychan.com
2010 election results:
Chan (D) 52%
Iredale (R) 32%
Roos (I) 16%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014: unopposed
2016: unopposed

Won!
Rady Mom (D)
(incumbent)
Massachusetts House of Representatives – 18th Middlesex District (Lowell, MA)
radymom.com
(Cambodian-American)
2014 election results:
Rady Mom (D) 61%
Fred Bahou (I) 39%
2016 election results:
Rady Mom (D)  72.1%
Kamara Kay (R)  27.9%

Kamara Kay (R)
Candidate for Massachusetts House of Representatives – 18th Middlesex District (Lowell, MA)
kamarakay.com
(Cambodian-American)
2016 election results:
Rady Mom (D)  72.1%
Kamara Kay (R)  27.9%

Won!
Keiko Orrall (R)

Massachusetts House of Representatives (12th Bristol District: Berkley, Lakeville)
voteorrall.com
2011 special election results:
Orrall (R)  54%
Brunelle (D) 46%
2012 election results:
Orrall 58%
Brunelle 42%
2014: unopposed
2016: unopposed

Won!
Paul Schmid III (D)

Massachusetts House of Representatives (8th Bristol District) Fall River, MA
reppaulschmid.com
2016: unopposed

Won!
Donald Wong (R)

Massachusetts House of Representatives (Ninth Essex District)
Saugus, MA
donaldhwong.com
2010 election results:
Wong (R) 51%
Falzone (D) 49%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014 election results:
Donald Wong (R) 61%
Christopher Finn (D) 39%
2016 election results:
Donald Wong (R)  54.5%
Jennifer Migliore (D)  44.7%

Won!
Stephanie Chang (D)

Michigan House of Representatives – District 6
(Detroit, River Rouge, Ecorse)
Community organizer
stephaniechang.com
2014 election results:
Stephanie Chang (D) 93.55%
Tairia Bridges (R) 5.99%
2016 election results:
Stephanie Chang (D)  92.52%
Attie Pollard (R)  7.48%
(the first Asian-American woman to serve in the Michigan Legislature)

S.J. Jung (D)
Candidate for New York State Senate – 16th District (Queens)
sj4senate.com
Sept 2016 primary results:
Toby Ann Stavisky (incumbent)  57.5%
S.J. Jung  42.3%

Won!
Ron Kim (D)

Member, New York State Assembly – District 40 (Flushing, Murray Hill)
ronkim.com
2012 election results:
Kim 68%
Gim 32%
2014 election results:
Ronald T. Kim (D) 59.74%
Philip N. Gim (R) 30.80%
2016 election results:
Ron Kim    (D)  65.0%
Miriam M. Rodriguez (R)  21.5%

(open seat)
Lester Chang (R)
Candidate for New York State Assembly – District 65 (lower Manhattan, Chinatown)
international shipping and logistics consultant and member of the U.S. Navy Reserves
lesterchangforny.com
Special Election results:
Alice Cancel (D)  39.21%
Yuh-Line Niou (Working Families)  33.64%
Lester Chang (R)  18.95%
Dennis Levy (Green)  3.56%

Won!
(open seat)
Ms. Yuh-Line Niou (D)
Candidate for New York State Assembly – District 65 (lower Manhattan, Chinatown)
Chief of Staff, Ron Kim (D), New York State Assembly – District 40 (Queens)
nioufornewyork.com
Special Election results:
Alice Cancel (D)  39.21%
Yuh-Line Niou (Working Families)  33.64%
Lester Chang (R)  18.95%
Dennis Levy (Green)  3.56%
Sept 2016 primary results:
Yuh-Line Niou  31.8%
Jenifer Rajkumar  18.7%
Paul Newell  16.0%
Alice Cancel*  12.4%
Don Lee  11.4%
Gigi Li  9.6%
2016 election results:
Yuh-Line Niou (D)  67%
Bryan Jung (R)  13.1%

Won!
Cyndi Munson (D)

Oklahoma House of Representatives – District 85
(Nichols Hills, Oklahoma City, The Village, Warr Acres)
cyndimunson.com
2015 election results
Munson 54%
Dank 46%
2016 election results
Cyndi Munson (D)  54.2%
Matt Jackson (R)  45.8%

Won!
Niraj Antani (R)

Ohio House of Representatives – District 42 (Miamisburg)
nirajantani.com
2014 election results:
Antani 65%
Merris 35%
2016 election results:
Niraj Antani (R) 63.1%
Pat Merris (D)  36.8%

Won!
Angie Chen Button (R)

Texas House of Representatives – District 112
(Garland and Richardson, Dallas suburbs)
angiebutton.com
2008 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R)  56%
Sandra Phuong Vule (D)  40%
Philip M. White (Lib) 4%
2010 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R) 83%
Troy Camplin (Lib) 17%
2012 election results: unopposed
2014 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R) 81.62%
Michael Binkley       (Lib) 18.37%
2016 primary results:
Angie Chen Button  77.42%
Chris DeHart  22.58%
2016 election results:
Angie Chen Button (R)  57.2%
Jack Blackshear    (D)  42.8%

Won!
Gene Wu (D)

Texas House of Representatives – District 137 (Houston)
Former prosecutor
genefortexas.com
2012 election results:
Wu 65.72%
Khan 34.27%
2014 election results:
Gene Wu (D) 57.87%
Morad H. Fiki (R) 42.12%
2016 election results:
Gene Wu  (D)  66.99%
Kendall L. Baker (R)  30.3%

Won!
Hubert Vo (D)

Texas House of Representatives – District 149 (Houston)
hubertvo.com
2004: won with 50.06%
2006: 54.3%
2008: 56%
2010 election results:
Vo (D) 52%
O’Connor (R) 48%
2012 election results:
Vo 61.12%
Williams 38.87%
2014 election results:
Hubert Vo (D) 54.88%
Al Hoang (R) 45.11%
2016 election results:
Hubert Vo (D)  63.6%
Bryan Chu (R)  36.5%

Bryan Chu (R)
Candidate for Texas House of Representatives – District 149 (Houston)
Dentist
bryanchufortexas.com
2016 election results:
Hubert Vo (D)  63.6%
Bryan Chu (R)  36.5%

Won!
Sean Reyes (R)
Utah Attorney General
seanreyes.com
(Filipino)
2014 election results
Reyes 63.1%
Stormont (D)  27%
McCullough (Libertarian)  4%
2016 election results:
Sean D. Reyes (R)  65.4%
Jon V. Harper (D)  25.1%

Won!
Karen Kwan (D)
Member, Utah House of Representatives – District 34 (Murray)
votekarenkwan.com
2014 election results
Johnny Anderson (R)  53.4%
Karen Kwan (D)  46.6%
2016 election results
Karen Kwan (D)  54.5%
Macade Jensen (R) 45.6%

(open seat)
Kesha Ram (D)
Candidate for Vermont Lieutenant Governor
Member, Vermont House of Representatives.
District Chittenden 3-4 (Burlington’s Hill Section, University, and Old North End)
kesharam.org
(Indian-American, first elected in 2008, youngest legislator in the nation at age 23)
2010 election results:
Kam: 41%
Pearson: 31%
2012 election results:
Kam: 60.27%
Pearson: 39.73%
2014: unopposed
Aug 2016 primary results:
David Zuckerman  42.7%
Shap Smith  36.6%
Kesha Ram  16.7%
Write-in  4.0%

Won!
Bob Hasegawa (D)

Washington State Senate, District 11 (Seattle)
bobhasegawa.com
Former Washington House of Representatives
2004: won with 66.3%
2008: won with 74%
Primary results: unopposed
2010 election results:
Hasegawa (D)  70%
Potter (R) 30%
2012 election results (State Senate):
Hasegawa 69.19%
Thompson 30.81%
2016 election results (State Senate):
Bob Hasegawa (D)  76.4%
Dennis Price (L)  23.6%

Sam Kim (D)
Candidate for Washington House of Representatives, District 17, position 1 (Clark county)
votesamkim.com
2016 election results:
Vicki Kraft (R)  51.7%
Sam Kim (D)  48.3%

Won!
Cindy Ryu (D)
Washington House of Representatives, District 32, position 1 (Seattle area)
cindyryu.org
Primary results:
Ryu 68%
McConnell 32%
2010 election results:
Ryu (D) 61%
Coday (R) 39%
2012 election results:
Ryu 71.98%
Hayden 28.02%
2014: unopposed
2016 election results:
Cindy Ryu (D)  75.8%
Alvin Rutledge (R)  24.2%

Won!
Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (D)

Washington House of Representatives – District 33b (Seattle)
(appointed to the chamber on December 16, 2013)
miagregerson.com
2014 election results:
Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (D)  55.58%
Jeanette Burrage (R)  44.42%
2016 election results:
Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (D)  55.3%
Jeanette Burrage (R)  44.8%

Won!
Sharon Tomiko Santos (D)

Washington House of Representatives, District 37,
position 1 (Rainier Valley, Madrona, North Beacon Hill)
2004: won with 87.9%
2006: unopposed
2008: unopposed
2010: unopposed
2012: unopposed
2014 election results:
Sharon Tomiko Santos (D) 86.85%
Daniel Bretzke (R) 13.15%
2016 election results:
Sharon Tomiko Santos (D)  90.9%
John Dickinson (I)  9.1%

Dan Shih (D)
Candidate for Washington House of Representatives, District 43, position 1 (King County)
danshih.com
2016 election results:
Nicole Macri (D)  65.5%
Dan Shih (D)  34.6%

 

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