Here are results in major federal, state and local races and ballot measures.
President — Republican Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States after the most contentious Presidential race in modern memory. In San Diego County, however, Democrat Hillary Clinton was the winner with 56 percent of the vote to 39 percent.
Senate — Attorney General Kamala Harris is set to become California’s next U.S. senator, with a lead of 62.5 percent to 37.5 percent.
State Propositions — California legalized recreational marijuana, with that proposition winning 56 percent 44 percent. Also leading are an extension of Gov. Jerry Brown’s emergency tax increase, background checks for ammunition sales, new cigarette taxes and the Medi-Cal fees extension. Losing are a repeal of the death penalty, a repeal of plastic bag bans and voter approval of revenue bonds. Complete results are available on the California Secretary of State’s office.
Congress — Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, whose close ties to the Donald Trump campaign became a hot-button issue, defeated his Democratic challenger 51.1 percent to 48.9 percent.
State Senate — Former Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins defeated challenger John Renison 62.4 percent to 37.6 percent.
State Assembly — San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria defeated GOP challenger Kevin Melton’s 68.8 percent to 31.2 percent. Santee Mayor Randy Voepel won the 71st District. Incumbents Rockey Chavez, Shirley Weber, Brian Maienschein, Marie Waldron and Loretta Sanchez all won re-election.
County Supervisor — Incumbent County Supervisor Dave Roberts was ahead of challenger Kristin Gaspar with a margin of 51 percent to 49 percent with more than half the votes counted.
San Diego City Council — Georgette Gomez defeated Ricardo Flores in District 9, while Barbara Bry was the sole candidate in District 1.
San Diego City Attorney — Mara Elliot defeated Robert Hickey, 56.6 percent to 43.4 percent.
Local Propositions — Measure C, which would tax tourists to build a downtown stadium, lost with a 43 percent “yes” vote, far short of of the needed two-thirds approval. Also losing is the Measure A sales tax for transportation and Measure B for the Lilac Hills development in Valley Center.
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