Here are results for major San Diego County races and ballot measures as reported by the San Diego County Registrar of Voters. Scroll through the table above for the latest San Diego County tally.
The registrar’s office is counting about 60,000 late mail ballots a day, and there are 290,000 to go as of Thursday afternoon. Here’s a high-level summary:
Democratic Nomination for President — With 100% of precincts reporting statewide, but mail ballots still being counted, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads with a plurality of 33.6%. Former Vice President Joe Biden was second with 25.2% and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg third with 14.1%. If these percentages hold, Sanders and Biden will split California’s delegates.
50th Congressional District — Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar was at 35.2% with 100% of precincts reporting, but mail ballots still being counted, while former Rep. Darrell Issa had 24.5% and former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMario had 20.7%.
53rd Congressional District — Former Obama administration adviser Sara Jacobs had 29.6% and City Council President Georgette Gomez 19.2%. Chris Stoddard, the leading Republican in the race, was at 14.1%.
Board of Supervisors — The top two candidates in District 1 are state Sen. Ben Hueso at 30.4% and Port Commissioner Rafael Castellanos at 17.0%. In District 2, former state Sen. Joel Anderson was at 37.0% and Poway Mayor Steve Vaus at 32.6%. In District 3, incumbent Kristin Gaspar is at 45.3% followed by lawyer and economist Terra Lawson-Remer at 30.0% and Escondido Councilmember Olga Diaz at 24.7%.
State Legislature — Incumbent Sen. Toni Atkins and Assemblymembers Randy Voepel, Marie Waldron, Tasha Boerner Horvath, Shirley Weber and Lorena Gonzalez all appeared headed for the general election with over 50% of the vote in returns to date. The one new face, San Diego Councilman Chris Ward, was at 57.7% in his bid to succeed Todd Gloria in the 78th District. Incumbent Brian Maienschein, who switched from the Republican to Democratic parties, is ahead of Republican challenger June Cutter at 55.8% to 44.2% in the 77th District.
Mayor of San Diego — State Assemblyman Todd Gloria leads at 40.9%, with Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Barbara Bry at 24.6% and 23.7%, respectively.
San Diego City Council — In District 1, community leader Joe LaCava and attorney Will Moore were the front-runners at 25.7% and 16.1%. In District 3, it’s nonprofit leader Stephen Whitburn at 30.9% and community leader Toni Duran at 22.6%. In District 5, Deputy City Attorney Marni von Wilpert and attorney and small business owner Joe Leventhal were nearly tied at 39.5% and 38.3%. In District 7, Deputy City Attorney Raoul Campillo leads restaurateur Noli Zosa by 35.4% to 31.2%. And finally, in District 9, Georgette Gómez’s former policy advisor Kevin Barrios is leading community college trustee Sean Elo by 30.9% to 21.1%.
San Diego City Attorney — Incumbent Mara Elliott has a comfortable lead with 67.1% to advocacy lawyer Cory Briggs’ 24.0%.
Local Ballot Measures — Measure A, which would require voters to approve most large housing developments in rural areas, is losing at 48.9% in favor. Measure B, which approves one of the housing projects that Measure A would target, is failing at 58.3% against. Measure C, which would tax tourists to expand the convention center and provide services for the homeless, was ahead 64.1%, but not over the two-thirds threshold. Measure G in Del Mar, which would develop the southern buff, is failing with 58.8% against.
Updated at 9:50 p.m. March 5, 2020