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Los Angeles, San Bernardino County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
United States Representative; District 27 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (394/394)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Judy Chu 50,203 votes 57.8%

Jack Orswell Click here for more information about this candidate 20,868 votes 24.0%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Former FBI Agent
  • Reserve Police Officer
  • Board of Directors, Boy Scouts of America
  • Ruling Elder, Presbyterian Church
  • Creating jobs and rebuilding the economy.
  • Maintaining a strong national defense, foriegn and domestic.
  • Implementing a new tax system that is fair to all.
Bob Duran Click here for more information about this candidate 15,819 votes 18.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Tax Attorney/Businessman
  • B.A. Business Administration - California State University Fullerton (1983)
  • J.D. Law - Santa Clara University School of Law (1987)
  • LL.M. Taxation - New York University (1990)
  • Job Creation and Economic Growth
  • Budget Deficit and Tax Reform
  • National Security

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 5 questions on Economy, Budget, Energy, Health care, and Campaign financing.

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