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Orange County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
United States Representative; District 45 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/4/2014 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 1 4:10pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (485/485)

Runoff Election 11/4/2014

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mimi Walters Click here for more information about this candidate 39,631 votes 45.1%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: California State Senator
  • Former California State Assemblywoman, 2004-2008
  • Former Mayor & City Councilwoman, 1996-2004
  • Former Investment Banker
  • B.A. Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1984
  • Honorary Statewide Chair, Prop 90: Protect Our Homes Coalition (Eliminate Eminent Domain Abuse)
  • Honored by the Orange County Republican Party as Local Elected Official of the Year in '97, Volunteer of the Year in '98 & '05 Legislator of the Year
  • Lower taxes, cut spending & balance the budget.
  • Repeal Obamacare and replace it with market based reforms & immediately restore the $700 million that Obamacare took from Medicare.
  • Cut red tape & the regulatory burdens that are hurting our small businesses so they can thrive & create jobs.
Drew E. Leavens Click here for more information about this candidate 24,721 votes 28.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator/Businessman
  • Founder and President, Specialized Training Services (1985-present)
  • Program Manager, San Diego County Mental Health Crisis Team (1977-85)
  • Private Practice, Marriage and Family Therapy (1979-1984)
  • Crisis Counselor, San Diego County Mental Health Crisis Team (1975-77)
  • BA, MA Psychology (Counseling emphasis) California State University Sonoma, 1974, 1975, Honors, Dean's List
  • Boost the Economy: Develop more high paying jobs, build a stronger middle class through tax cuts, raise the minimum wage
  • Enhance Education: Re-fund our schools at optimal levels, reduce teacher/student ratio, make college more affordable, reduce student loan rates
  • Protect our Environment: Mitigate the effects of climate change, investigate effects of fracking on our air and water, invest in renewable energy
Greg Raths Click here for more information about this candidate 21,284 votes 24.2%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Retired Marine Colonel
  • Decorated Combat 30 Year Marine Officer
  • Commercial Airline Pilot
  • President of a Business in Anaheim
  • BS Degree in Business; Arizona State University
  • BA Degree in History/Political Science; CA State University,Fullerton
  • MS Degree in National Resource Strategy; National Defense University
  • Create jobs by freeing business from excessive taxes and regulations
  • Take care of our wounded warriors and all veterans
  • Develop an effective while cost-efficient healthcare system that is a free-market structure
Al Salehi 2,317 votes 2.6%
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