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|First elected = [[California's 41st congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = [[California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|Birthday = December 10, 1960
 
|Birthday = December 10, 1960
 
|Place of birth = Riverside, California
 
|Place of birth = Riverside, California
|Net worth = $11,501
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|Net worth = $158,501
 
|Profession = Teacher
 
|Profession = Teacher
 
|Religion = Methodist
 
|Religion = Methodist
 
|Office website = http://takano.house.gov/
 
|Office website = http://takano.house.gov/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.marktakano.com/
 
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{{tnr}}'''Mark Takano''' (b. December 10, 1960, in Riverside, [[California|CA]]) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[California's 41st Congressional District|the 41st Congressional District]] of [[California]].  He was first elected in 2012. Takano defeated [[John Tavaglione]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/CA/house ''CNN'', "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center," accessed December 1, 2012]</ref>
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Takano won [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|re-election]] to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] in 2014. He and [[Steve Adams]] (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014. Takano went on to defeat Adams in the general election on November 4, 2014.<ref name=huffpost14>[http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2014/results ''The Huffington Post'', "Election 2014," November 4, 2014]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Mark Takano''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[California's 41st congressional district elections, 2012|the 41st Congressional District]] of [[California]].  He was first elected in 2012.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/CA/house ''CNN'' "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
 
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Below is an abbreviated outline of Takano's academic, professional and political career:<ref name=nj>[http://nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/california-41st-house-district-20121101 ''National Journal,'' "California, 41st House District," November 7, 2012]</ref>
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Takano's academic, professional and political career:<ref name=nj>[http://nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/california-41st-house-district-20121101 ''National Journal'', "California, 41st House District," November 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
*1983: Graduated from Harvard University with B.A.
 
*1983: Graduated from Harvard University with B.A.
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*1988-Present: Teacher, Rialto Unified School District
 
*1988-Present: Teacher, Rialto Unified School District
 
*1990-Present: Board of Trustees, Riverside Community College District
 
*1990-Present: Board of Trustees, Riverside Community College District
*2013-Present: [[United States House of Representatives]], [[California's 41st congressional district]]
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*2013-Present: [[United States House of Representatives]], [[California's 41st Congressional District]]
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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**Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
 
**Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
 
**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
 
**Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
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==Key votes==
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===113th Congress===
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{{113thVotes
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===National security===
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====NDAA====
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{{Yea vote}} Takano voted for HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/45512#.UjdO8j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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====DHS Appropriations====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44545#.UjdO9j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "HR 2217 - DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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====CISPA (2013)====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill permitted federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/43791#.UjdO-j9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "HR 624 - CISPA (2013) - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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===Economy===
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====Farm bill====
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{{House Farm Bill Dem No|Name=Takano}}
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====2014 Budget====
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{{House Budget 2014 Dem Yes|Name=Takano}}
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====Government shutdown====
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:: ''See also: [[United States budget debate, 2013]]''
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{{Nay vote}}
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On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref> At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. [[Harry Reid]] rejected the call to conference.<ref>[http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/government-shutdown-how-we-got-here?bffb ''Buzzfeed'', "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref> Takano voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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{{Yea vote}} The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the [[United States Senate|Senate]]. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for [[Obamacare]] subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from [[Republican]] members. Takano voted for HR 2775.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml ''U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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====Federal Pay Adjustment Act====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill called for a stop to a 0.5 percent pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/42596#.UjdQCD9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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===Immigration===
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====Morton Memos Prohibition====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:hamdt136: ''The Library of Congress'', "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref> The vote largely followed party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/44693#.UjdQYz9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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===Healthcare===
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====Healthcare Reform Rules====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/45799#.UjdQtz9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "H Amdt 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
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===Social issues===
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====Abortion====
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{{Nay vote}} Takano voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill was to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.<ref>[https://votesmart.org/bill/votes/45098#.UjdRJz9-q1c ''Project Vote Smart'', "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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===On The Issues Vote Match===
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[[File:s050_020.gif|right|290px|thumb|Mark Takano's Vote Match results from ''On The Issues''.]]
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:: ''See also: [[On The Issues Vote Match]]''
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''On The Issues'' conducts a [http://www.ontheissues.org/Quiz/Quiz2012.asp?quiz=Pres2012 VoteMatch] analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Takano is a '''Liberal Populist.''' Takano received a score of 50 percent on social issues and 15 percent on economic issues.<ref name="ontheissues"/>
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{{Ontheissues vote quiz|Name=Takano|Date=2014|Ref=<ref name="ontheissues">[http://House.OnTheIssues.org/CA/Mark_Takano.htm ''On The Issues'', "Mark Takano Vote Match," accessed June 19, 2014]</ref>
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|Abortion= Strongly Favors
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|Hiring= Strongly Favors
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|Marriage= Strongly Favors
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|God= Neutral
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|ObamaCare=Strongly Favors
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|Social Security= Strongly Opposes
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|School Choice= Strongly Opposes
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|Animals=Favors
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|Crime= Strongly Favors
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|Guns= Strongly Opposes
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|Taxes=Strongly Favors
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|Citizenship=Unknown
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|Free Trade= Favors
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|United Nations=Unknown
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|Military=Favors
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|Campaign Funds= Favors
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|Iran=Favors
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|Energy=Strongly Favors
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|Marijuana=Strongly Favors
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|Stimulus=Favors
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Takano's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://www.marktakano.com/issues Campaign website, Issues]</ref>
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Takano's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://www.marktakano.com/issues ''Campaign website'', "Issues," accessed August 10, 2012]</ref>
  
 
*'''Job Creation
 
*'''Job Creation
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:Excerpt: "With Riverside County residents suffering some of the worst air quality in the nation, it is imperative that their member of Congress take a stand for cleaner air. Mark Takano supports strong clean air standards and broader use of clean energy resources."
 
:Excerpt: "With Riverside County residents suffering some of the worst air quality in the nation, it is imperative that their member of Congress take a stand for cleaner air. Mark Takano supports strong clean air standards and broader use of clean energy resources."
  
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*'''Healthcare
 
:Excerpt: "For generations, Medicare has provided American seniors with access to necessary medical care in a timely and affordable manner. Mark Takano will stand up against Republican efforts to privatize or defund Medicare, and will fight to make health coverage more affordable for working families."
 
:Excerpt: "For generations, Medicare has provided American seniors with access to necessary medical care in a timely and affordable manner. Mark Takano will stand up against Republican efforts to privatize or defund Medicare, and will fight to make health coverage more affordable for working families."
  
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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:: ''See also: [[California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2014]]''
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Takano won [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|re-election]] to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] in 2014. He and [[Steve Adams]] (R) advanced past the [[blanket primary]] on June 3, 2014, defeating [[Veronica Franco]] (D) and [[Yvonne Terrell Girard]] (R). Takano went on to defeat Adams in the general election on November 4, 2014.<ref name=huffpost14/><ref name=caprimary14>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2014/results/primaries/california ''The New York Times'', "California Primary Results," May 3, 2014]</ref>
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===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[California's 41st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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:: ''See also: [[California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Takano won the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 41st congressional district elections, 2012|41st District]].<ref name="cnnr"/>  He and [[John Tavaglione]] (R) advanced past the June 5, 2012, [[blanket primary]], defeating [[Anna Nevenic]] (D), [[George Pearne]] (R), and [[Vince Sawyer]] (R).  They faced off in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref>[http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/2012-elections/june-primary/pdf/june-2012-candidates-list.pdf California Secretary of State, Official candidate list]</ref><ref>[http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-congress/district/all/ Unofficial election results]</ref>
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Takano won the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in California, 2012|California's]] [[California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2012|41st District]].<ref name="cnnr"/>  He and [[John Tavaglione]] (R) advanced past the [[blanket primary]] on June 5, 2012, defeating [[Anna Nevenic]] (D), [[George Pearne]] (R) and [[Vince Sawyer]] (R).  Takano went on to defeat Tavaglione in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/statewide-elections/2012-primary/june-2012-candidates-list.pdf ''California Secretary of State'', "Official primary candidate list," accessed March 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-congress/district/all/ ''California Secretary of State,'' "Unofficial election results," November 6, 2012] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
  
 
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|winner1 = John Tavaglione (R)
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|winner2 = Mark Takano (D)
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|candidate3 = Anna Nevenic (D)
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|candidate4 = Vince Sawyer (R)
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|candidate5 = George Pearne (R)
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|votes5 = 956
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===Fundraising events===
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The below chart from ''Find The Best'' tracks the fundraising events Takano attends.
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===Comprehensive donor history===
 
{{Comprehensive donor history
 
{{Comprehensive donor history
 
|Name=Takano
 
|Name=Takano
 
|year=2012
 
|year=2012
 
|Editdate=March 22, 2013
 
|Editdate=March 22, 2013
|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00006701&cycle=2012&newmem=Y ''Open Secrets'' "Career Fundraising for Mark Takano," Accessed March 22, 2013]</ref>
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00006701&cycle=2012&newmem=Y ''Open Secrets'', "Career Fundraising for Mark Takano," accessed March 22, 2013]</ref>
 
|party=Democratic
 
|party=Democratic
 
|totalraised2012=1456716
 
|totalraised2012=1456716
 
|result2012=Won
 
|result2012=Won
|office2012=US House (California, [[California's 41st congressional district{{!}}District 41]])
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|office2012=US House (California, [[California's 41st Congressional District{{!}}District 41]])
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===2014===
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Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2014|2014 elections season]]. Below are Takano's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2CA43245 ''Federal Election Commission'', "Mark Takano Summary Report," accessed July 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{Mark Takano 2014 FEC}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
[[File:Mark Takano Donors 2012.JPG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Takano's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Takano won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Takano's campaign committee raised a total of $1,456,716 and spent $1,433,468.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00006701&cycle=2012&newMem=Y ''Open Secrets'', "Mark Takano 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 20, 2013]</ref> This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/06/2012-overview.html ''Open Secrets'', "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," accessed June 19, 2013]</ref>
Takano won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Takano's campaign committee raised a total of $1,456,716 and spent $1,433,468.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00006701&cycle=2012&newMem=Y ''Open Secrets'' "Mark Takano 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013]</ref>
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====Cost per vote====
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Takano spent $13.84 per vote received in 2012.
  
 
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{{Collapsible donor graphic|Content=[[File:Mark Takano Donors 2012.JPG|left|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Takano's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]}}
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==Personal Gain Index==
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[[File:Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png|right|200px|link=Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)]]
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::''See also: [[Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)]]''<br>
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The '''[[Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)]]''' is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the [[United States Congress|U.S. Congress]] have prospered during their tenure as public servants. <br>
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*[[Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index)|Changes in Net Worth]]
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*[[The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)|The Donation Concentration Metric]]
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*[[The K-Street Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)|The K-Street Metric]]
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*[[The Stock Oversight and Trades Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)|The Stock Oversight and Trades Metric]]
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===PGI: Change in net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index)]] and [[Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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[[File:Net Worth Metric graphic.png|left|170px]]
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Based on [[Household net worth (Member of Congress)|congressional financial disclosure forms]] and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Takano's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $52,003 and $264,999. That averages to '''$158,501''', which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Takano ranked as the 361st most wealthy representative in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00006701&year=2012 ''OpenSecrets'', "Mark A Takano (D-Calif), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref> Between 2011 and 2012, Takano's calculated net worth<ref>This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).</ref> decreased by an average of 60 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.<ref>This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.</ref>
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{{Net worth PIG
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|2011 =  11501
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|2012 = 158501
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===PGI: Donation Concentration Metric===
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:: ''See also: [[The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)]]''
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Filings required by the [[Federal Election Commission]] report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Takano received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the ''Retired'' industry.
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From 1991-2014, '''25.67 percent of Takano's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.'''<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cycle=Career&type=I&cid=N00006701&newMem=N ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Rep. Mark A Takano," accessed September 22, 2014]</ref>
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[[File:Donation Concentration Metric graphic.png|left|179px]]
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{{Cong career industries
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 3298259
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|total spent = 2905031
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|ind2 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind3 = Public Sector Unions
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|ind4 = Industrial Unions
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|ind5 = Building Trade Unions
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|inddonor1 = 199512
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|inddonor2 = 198964
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===Lifetime voting record===
 
===Lifetime voting record===
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Takano missed 2 of 89 roll call votes from January 2013 to March 2013. This amounts to 2.2%, which is equal to the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/mark_takano/412520 ''GovTrack,'' "Mark Takano," Accessed April 2, 2013]</ref>
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Mark Takano
Mark Takano.jpg
U.S. House, California, District 41
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorJerry Lewis (R)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Cost per vote$13.84 in 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Campaign $$1,456,716
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University, University of California (Riverside)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 10, 1960
Place of birthRiverside, California
ProfessionTeacher
Net worth$158,501
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Mark Takano campaign logo
Mark Takano (b. December 10, 1960, in Riverside, CA) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 41st Congressional District of California. He was first elected in 2012. Takano defeated John Tavaglione (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Takano won re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He and Steve Adams (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014. Takano went on to defeat Adams in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Takano is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Takano's academic, professional and political career:[3]

  • 1983: Graduated from Harvard University with B.A.
  • 1984-1985: Substitute teacher
  • 1987: Graduated from University of California (Riverside) with teaching certificate
  • 2000: Graduated with M.F.A.
  • 1988-Present: Teacher, Rialto Unified School District
  • 1990-Present: Board of Trustees, Riverside Community College District
  • 2013-Present: United States House of Representatives, California's 41st Congressional District

Committee assignments

U.S House

2013-2014

Takano serves on the following committees:[4]

Key votes

113th Congress

CongressLogo.png

The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[5] For more information pertaining to Takano's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[6]

National security

NDAA

Yea3.png Takano voted for HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[7]

DHS Appropriations

Nay3.png Takano voted against HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.[8]

CISPA (2013)

Nay3.png Takano voted against HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill permitted federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.[9]

Economy

Farm bill

Nay3.png On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, known as the Farm Bill.[10] The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop.[11][12] However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states.[12] Takano voted with 102 other Democratic representatives against the bill.

2014 Budget

Yea3.png On January 15, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 3547, a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014.[13][14] The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill.[14] The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations.[15] It included a 1 percent increase in the paychecks of federal workers and military personnel, a $1 billion increase in Head Start funding for early childhood education, reduced funding to the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency and protected the Affordable Care Act from any drastic cuts. Takano joined with the majority of the Democratic party and voted in favor of the bill.[13][14]

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Nay3.png On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[16] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[17] Takano voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[18]

Yea3.png The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[19] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Takano voted for HR 2775.[20]

Federal Pay Adjustment Act

Nay3.png Takano voted against HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill called for a stop to a 0.5 percent pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.[21]

Immigration


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Morton Memos Prohibition

Nay3.png Takano voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[22] The vote largely followed party lines.[23]

Healthcare

Healthcare Reform Rules

Nay3.png Takano voted against House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.[24]

Social issues

Abortion

Nay3.png Takano voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill was to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[25]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Mark Takano's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Takano is a Liberal Populist. Takano received a score of 50 percent on social issues and 15 percent on economic issues.[26]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[27]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Neutral
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Opposes Human needs over animal rights Favors
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Strongly Favors
Support & expand free trade Favors Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Unknown
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Unknown
Prioritize green energy Strongly Favors Expand the military Favors
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Favors Stay out of Iran Favors
Privatize Social Security Strongly Opposes Never legalize marijuana Strongly Favors
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[26]

Campaign themes

2012

Takano's campaign website listed the following issues:[28]

  • Job Creation
Excerpt: "Despite the national recovery, economic growth in Riverside County has been slow to rebound and unemployment remains high. Mark Takano favors strategic investments in infrastructure -- upgrades including renovating school buildings, improving roads, highways and bridges, and moving forward with high speed rail -- that will create jobs and improve our community."
  • Education and Workforce Development
Excerpt: "For more than 20 years, Mark Takano has worked on the front lines of public education as a teacher at Rialto High School. He recognizes that economic prosperity in the future requires a strong investment in education and workforce training today. Mark supports reforming or ending the Federal mandates of "No Child Left Behind" and a renewed commitment to building an educational system that will prepare Americans to compete in the emerging economy."
  • Clean Air
Excerpt: "With Riverside County residents suffering some of the worst air quality in the nation, it is imperative that their member of Congress take a stand for cleaner air. Mark Takano supports strong clean air standards and broader use of clean energy resources."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "For generations, Medicare has provided American seniors with access to necessary medical care in a timely and affordable manner. Mark Takano will stand up against Republican efforts to privatize or defund Medicare, and will fight to make health coverage more affordable for working families."
  • National Security
Excerpt: "Securing our nation from foreign threats, including terrorism, must be a priority in Washington. Mark Takano recognizes that as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, new strategies will be needed to thwart those who would do us harm. Mark supports reducing the number of nuclear weapons worldwide to keep them out of dangerous hands. "

Elections

2014

See also: California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2014

Takano won re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He and Steve Adams (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, defeating Veronica Franco (D) and Yvonne Terrell Girard (R). Takano went on to defeat Adams in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2][29]

U.S. House, California District 41 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Takano Incumbent 55.1% 32,960
     Republican Steve Adams 44.9% 26,841
Total Votes 59,801
Source: California Secretary of State (100% reporting) Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
U.S. House, California District 41 Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Takano Incumbent 44.7% 19,648
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Adams 37% 16,264
     Democratic Veronica Franco 10.2% 4,509
     Republican Yvonne Girard 8.1% 3,581
Total Votes 44,002
Source: California Secretary of State

2012

See also: California's 41st Congressional District elections, 2012

Takano won the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 41st District.[1] He and John Tavaglione (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Anna Nevenic (D), George Pearne (R) and Vince Sawyer (R). Takano went on to defeat Tavaglione in the general election on November 6, 2012.[30][31]

U.S. House, California District 41 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Takano 59% 103,578
     Republican John Tavaglione 41% 72,074
Total Votes 175,652
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, California District 41 Open Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Tavaglione (R) 44.6% 25,379
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Takano (D) 36.7% 20,860
Anna Nevenic (D) 8.8% 4,991
Vince Sawyer (R) 8.3% 4,723
George Pearne (R) 1.7% 956
Total Votes 56,909

Campaign donors

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Takano attends.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


Comprehensive donor history

Comprehensive donor information for Takano is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Takano raised a total of $1,456,716 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 22, 2013.[32]

Mark Takano's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 US House (California, District 41) Won $1,456,716
Grand Total Raised $1,456,716


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Takano's reports.[33]

Mark Takano (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[34]April 15, 2013$24,635.02$216,840.00$(48,131.95)$193,343.07
July Quarterly[35]July 15, 2013$193,343.07$186,404.34$(97,016.69)$282,730.72
October Quarterly[36]October 15, 2013$282,730.72$181,330.03$(85,098.39)$378,962.36
Year-End[37]January 31, 2014$378,962$118,390$(64,387)$432,964
April Quarterly[38]April 15, 2014$432,964$141,528$(87,251)$487,241
Pre-Primary[39]May 22, 2014$487,241$65,549$(197,694)$355,096
July Quarterly[40]July 15, 2014$335,096$113,042$(74,529)$393,609
October Quarterly[41]October 15, 2014$393,609$180,260$(170,000)$403,869
Running totals
$1,203,343.37$(824,108.03)

2012

Takano won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Takano's campaign committee raised a total of $1,456,716 and spent $1,433,468.[42] This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.[43]

Cost per vote

Takano spent $13.84 per vote received in 2012.


Personal Gain Index

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See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of four different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Takano's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $52,003 and $264,999. That averages to $158,501, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Takano ranked as the 361st most wealthy representative in 2012.[44] Between 2011 and 2012, Takano's calculated net worth[45] decreased by an average of 60 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[46]

Mark Takano Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2011$397,564
2012$158,501
Growth from 2011 to 2012:-60%
Average annual growth:-60%[47]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[48]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

PGI: Donation Concentration Metric

See also: The Donation Concentration Metric (U.S. Congress Personal Gain Index)

Filings required by the Federal Election Commission report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by OpenSecrets.org, Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Takano received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the Retired industry.

From 1991-2014, 25.67 percent of Takano's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.[49]

Donation Concentration Metric graphic.png
Mark Takano Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $3,298,259
Total Spent $2,905,031
Top five industries that contributed to campaign committee
Retired$199,512
Lawyers/Law Firms$198,964
Public Sector Unions$175,370
Industrial Unions$150,947
Building Trade Unions$121,850
% total in top industry6.05%
% total in top two industries12.08%
% total in top five industries25.67%

Analysis

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Takano missed 2 of 1,072 roll call votes from January 2013 to July 2014. This amounts to 0.2 percent, which is better than to the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.[50]

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[51]

Takano most often votes with:

Takano least often votes with:


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.

2013

Takano ranked 37th in the liberal rankings in 2013.[52]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.

2014

Takano voted with the Democratic Party 93.6 percent of the time, which ranked 86th among the 204 House Democratic members as of July 2014.[53]

2013

Takano voted with the Democratic Party 95.5 percent of the time, which ranked 96th among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[54]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 CNN, "California Districts Race - 2012 Election Center," accessed December 1, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Huffington Post, "Election 2014," November 4, 2014
  3. National Journal, "California, 41st House District," November 7, 2012
  4. CQ.com - Roll Call, "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress," accessed January 18, 2013
  5. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, First Session of the 112th Congress," accessed September 5, 2013
  6. Congressional Record, "Resume of Congressional Activity, Second Session of the 113th Congress," accessed March 4, 2014
  7. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  8. Project Vote Smart, "HR 2217 - DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014 - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  9. Project Vote Smart, "HR 624 - CISPA (2013) - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  10. Clerk of U.S. House, "Roll Call Vote 31: H.R. 2642," accessed February 12, 2014
  11. Politico, "House clears Farm Bill," accessed February 12, 2014
  12. 12.0 12.1 New York Times, "Senate passes long-stalled Farm Bill, with clear winners and losers," accessed February 12, 2014
  13. 13.0 13.1 CNN.com, "House passes compromise $1.1 trillion budget for 2014," accessed January 20, 2014
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 U.S. House, "Roll Call Vote 21," accessed January 20, 2014
  15. Roll Call, "House passes $1.1 trillion omnibus," accessed January 20, 2014
  16. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  17. Buzzfeed, "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013
  18. Clerk of the U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013
  19. The Washington Post, "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013
  20. U.S. House, "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013
  21. Project Vote Smart, "HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  22. The Library of Congress, "H.AMDT.136," accessed September 16, 2013
  23. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  24. Project Vote Smart, "H Amdt 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  25. Project Vote Smart, "HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Voting Record," accessed September 16, 2013
  26. 26.0 26.1 On The Issues, "Mark Takano Vote Match," accessed June 19, 2014
  27. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers.
  28. Campaign website, "Issues," accessed August 10, 2012
  29. The New York Times, "California Primary Results," May 3, 2014
  30. California Secretary of State, "Official primary candidate list," accessed March 13, 2014
  31. California Secretary of State, "Unofficial election results," November 6, 2012 (dead link)
  32. Open Secrets, "Career Fundraising for Mark Takano," accessed March 22, 2013
  33. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano Summary Report," accessed July 23, 2013
  34. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  35. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  36. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano October Quarterly," accessed October 21, 2013
  37. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano Year-End," accessed February 4, 2014
  38. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano April Quarterly," accessed April 21, 2014
  39. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano Pre-Primary," accessed June 3, 2014
  40. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2014
  41. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Takano October Quarterly," accessed October 20, 2014
  42. Open Secrets, "Mark Takano 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 20, 2013
  43. Open Secrets, "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," accessed June 19, 2013
  44. OpenSecrets, "Mark A Takano (D-Calif), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014
  45. This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).
  46. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  47. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  48. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
  49. OpenSecrets.org, "Rep. Mark A Takano," accessed September 22, 2014
  50. GovTrack, "Mark Takano," accessed July 21, 2014
  51. OpenCongress, "Mark Takano," accessed July 18, 2014
  52. National Journal, "2013 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed July 18, 2014
  53. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  54. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
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Jerry Lewis
U.S. House, California, District 41
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