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Here are results in major federal, state and local races and ballot measures as reported by the San Diego County Registrar of Voters. Scroll through the table above for the latest figures. All precincts are reporting in San Diego County, but over 200,000 mail ballots remain to be counted.
Governor — Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom held a strong statewide lead, with 33.3 percent of the vote, followed by John Cox at 26.2 percent. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was running third with 13.3 percent, followed by Assemblyman Travis Allen at 9.8 percent.
Other State Offices — In the race for Lieutenant Governor, former Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis had 23.3 percent to Assemblyman Ed Hernandez’ 20.7 percent and Republican Cole Harris’ 18.4 percent. Secretary of State Alex Padilla had 51.3 percent to Republican Mark Meuser’s 32.2 percent. Attorney Gen. Xavier Becerra was leading with 45.3 percent to Steven Bailey’s 25.5 percent.
Senate — Dianne Feinstein held a commanding lead at 43.8 percent, with state Sen. Kevin de Leon a distant second at 11.2 percent.
Congress — In the 49th District, GOP-backed Diane Harkey with 25.5percent, ahead of Mike Levin at 17.2 percent, Sara Jacobs at 15.2 percent and 2016 runner-up Doug Applegate at 13.2 percent. In the 50th District, Rep, Duncan Hunter had 48.2 percent to Ammar Campa-Najjar’s 16.2 percent and Josh Butner’s 13.2 percent. Incumbents Susan Davis, Scott Peters and Juan Vargas each had well over 50 percent of the vote.
State Legislature — Incumbent members of the state Assembly cruised to victory Tuesday night, and Assembly member Bryan Jones was successful in his bid for the state Senate. In the 76th Assembly District in North County, community activist Elizabeth Warren at 25.6 percent and Encinitas City Council member Tash Boerner Horvath at 25.2 percent are apparently headed to a runoff, with Phil Graham, son of the former California governor, third at 21.1 percent. Randy Voepel, the former Santee Mayor and incumbent in the 71st Assembly District, led Democratic challenger James Elia by 45.5 percent to 31.2 percent. Larry Wilske, who had accused Voepel of inflating his service record, was a distant third.
San Diego County Board of Supervisors — In the 4th District, former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher had a slight lead at 28.9 percent to former District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ 27.5 percent and Lori Saldana’s 21.7 percent. In the 5th district, San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond had 45.1 percent to Michelle Gomez’ 22.2 percent.
District Attorney — District Attorney Summer Stephan held a commanding lead with 63.7 percent to challenger Geneieve Jones-Wright’s 36.2 percent.
Other County Races — In other county races, Sheriff Bill Gore had 56.4 percent to challenger Dave Myers’ 43.4 percent. Assessor/Recorder/Clerk Ernie Dronenburg had 63.5 percent to Matt Strabone’s 36.3 percent.
San Diego City Council — Incumbent Chris Cate had 58.5 percent of the vote in District 6 and is apparently headed to an outright victory. Lorie Zapf leads in District 2 with 44.6 percent but will face Jennifer Campbell, who had 21.3 percent, in a November runoff. Myrtle Cole narrowly leads Monica Montgomery, 39.0 percent to 37.7 percent, and also faces a runoff. In District 8, where David Alvarez is termed out, Vivian Moreno led Antonio Martinez, 36.7 percent to 27.7 percent, and heads to a November runoff.
Chula Vista Races — Mayor Mary Casillas Salas took a commanding early lead with 61.1 percent of the vote to Hector Raul Gastelum’s 17.4 percent. In City Council District 2, Steve Stenberg led Jill Galvez 27.3 percent to 25.8 percent. Measure A, the half-cent sales tax for public safety, was leading 52.8 percent to 47.2 percent.
Complete San Diego County June 5 Primary Election Results was last modified: June 6th, 2018 by Chris Jennewein
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