U.S. Congress

How much money is your vote worth? Here's what California House candidates spent in 2016

How much money is your vote worth? Here's what California House candidates spent in 2016

If you want to snag one of California’s 53 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, start saving: The average winner in 2016 spent $1.5 million to be a part of the country’s largest congressional delegation. 

While some races were cheap, sleepy contests where incumbents strolled past the opposition, others were bitter partisan fights that ended up costing millions

Here’s a look at who got the most bang for their buck and who had to pay through the nose to win votes. 

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