With 100% of precincts reporting, Levin had 52.8% to San Juan Capistrano Mayor Brian Maryott’s 47.2% in the 49th District. But at one point during the evening, Maryott, a Republican, led by several hundred votes.
In the race for the 52nd District, Peters garnered 48.4% to Republican challenger Jim DeBello’s 36.7% in a four-way race. Peters is seeking his fifth term in Congress.
Rep. Juan Vargas easily bested Republican challenger Juan Hidalgo Jr., winning 68.1% of the vote to 31.9%.
Despite the primary victories, the three incumbents will face the same challengers again in the November general election.