Here are the latest 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 had counted 1,614,814 ballots as of 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon, but another 17,000 primarily mail ballots remain. The registrar will release an updated count every afternoon until all ballots are processed.

Here’s where the key races stand with 99% of countywide votes tallied.

50th Congressional District — Republican Darrell Issa leads Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar by 53.8% to 46.2%. Campa-Najjar, who narrowly lost to Duncan Hunter in 2018 after the former Congressman was indicted on federal campaign fraud charges, has conceded.

53rd Congressional District — In the race between two Democrats to succeed retiring Rep. Susan Davis, former Obama Administration official Sara Jacobs has won with 59.5% of the vote. San Diego City Council President Georgette Gómez has conceded.

Other Congressional Seats — Incumbents Mike Levin in the 49th District, Scott Peters in the 52nd District and Juan Vargas in the 50th District all had over 50% of the vote and were on track to reelection.

State Legislature — State Sen. Toni Atkins appeared headed for reelection with 66.2% of the vote to challenger Linda Blankenship’s 33.8%. San Diego City Councilman Chris Ward had a lead of 56.3% to challenger Sarah Davis’ 43.7%. Assembly Republican leader Marie Waldron was gaining in a tight race, leading Democrat Karen Schwartz by 53.0% to 47.0%. Incumbents Randy Voepel, Tasha Boerner Horvath, Brian Maienschein, Shirley Weber and Lorena Gonzalez all had well above 55% of the vote.

Board of Supervisors — In District 1 in the South Bay, Southwestern Community College board member Nora Vargas leads state Sen. Ben Hueso by 56.5% to 43.5%. In District 2 in East County, former state Sen. Joe Anderson narrowly leads Poway Mayor Steve Vaus by just 135 votes. And in District 3 in North County, Terra Lawson-Remer leads incumbent Kristin Gaspar by 58.1% to 41.9%.

Superior Court —Deputy Atty. Gen. Tim Nader leads Asst. U.S. Atty. Paul Starita by 53.1% to 46.9%.

Mayor of San Diego — State Assemblymember Todd Gloria leads City Councilmember Barbara Bry by 56.0% to 44.0% and Bry has conceded.

San Diego City Attorney — Incumbent Mara Elliott leads activist attorney Cory Briggs by 66.6% to 33.4%.

San Diego City Council — In District 1, Joe LaCava leads Will Moore by 61.0% to 39.0%. In District 3, Stephen Whitburn leads Toni Duran by 63.1% to 36.9%. In District 5, Marni von Wilpert leads Joe Leventhal by 53.25% to 46.75%. In District 7, Raul Campillo leads Noli Zosa by 55.0% to 45.0%. And in District 9, Sean Elo-Rivera leads Kelvin Barrios, who dropped out of the race, by 62.7% to 37.3%.

Board of Education — In San Diego Unified’s District A, Sabrina Bazzo had a commanding lead over Crystal Trull with 61.65% of the vote to 38.35%. In District D, incumbent Richard Barrera led with 61.1% to 38.9%. And in District E, Sharon Whitehurst-Payne was ahead at 55.8% to 44.2%. The charter amendment to require district-only elections was headed for approval with 69.4% voting “yes.”

Local Ballot Measures — Measure A, the housing bond, is ahead by 57.5% to 42.5%, but requires a two-thirds majority to pass. Measure B, the police practices commission, is ahead by 74.6% to 25.4%. And Measure E, to remove height limits in the Midway District, was ahead by 56.6% to 43.4%.

State Propositions

Here’s a summary of the vote on the state propositions with all precincts reporting, but an estimated 3.6 million outstanding ballots remaining to be processed and counted across California.

Updated at 8:40 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.