BIPAC Action Fund Endorsed Winner
Rep. David Valadao (R) has defeated Amanda Renteria (D) in the race for California’s 21st district, which includes the Central Valley and parts of Bakersfield.
Mr. Valadao represents a district won by President Obama by 11 points in 2012.
As the son of Portuguese immigrants with an extensive background in farming and grazing, he relates well to this rural district.
This seat likely will draw the attention Democrats again in 2016.
He was endorsed by the Hispanic Roundtable Business Institute, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and BIPAC.
D. Valadao (i) 58.5% 41,167
A. Renteria 41.5% 29,244