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Los Angeles, Ventura County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
United States Representative; District 30 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 (363/363)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Brad Sherman Click here for more information about this candidate 40,589 votes 42.4%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: United States Congressman/CPA
  • Served on the Board of Directors for California Common Cause from 1984 to 1989, working to reform state campaign finance laws
  • Served on the California State Board of Equalization from 1991 to 1996 and fought to make tax laws fair for middle class families
  • Senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Financial Services Committee
  • Serves as the ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Nonproliferation
  • Graduated from UCLA and Harvard Law School and worked in the private sector for 15 years as a CPA and tax law specialist
  • Married to Lisa Kaplan Sherman with three daughters, Molly, Naomi and Lucy
  • Creating jobs and opposing unfair trade deals that ship Valley jobs overseas
  • Reforming Wall Street by cracking down on those who created the financial crisis and breaking up banks that are "too big to fail"
  • Protecting Social Security and Medicare
Howard L. Berman 31,086 votes 32.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Member of Congress, United States House of Representatives
Mark Reed Click here for more information about this candidate 11,991 votes 12.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Businessman/Rancher/Actor
  • Married 33 years, father of 3 and grandfather of 7
  • National Rep. for American Indians, Bd member on KCET CAB, Chairman Indian Committee KCET
  • SAG: Past Board member: Finance committe, Women's committee, EEOC committe, Legislative/Governance committe,
  • SAG: Former Chairman American Indian Committe
Navraj Singh 5,521 votes 5.8% Susan Shelley 3,878 votes 4.0% Michael W. Powelson 1,976 votes 2.1%
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: College Professor
Vince Gilmore 792 votes 0.8%
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