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Some Of L.A. County's Vote By Mail Results Are In

Max Schwartz |
June 3, 2014 | 8:40 p.m. PDT


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(League of Women Voters of California/Creative Commons)

California polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening and shortly thereafter, some of the mail-in results started to trickle in.

According to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's results website, shortly after the polls closed, Gov. Edmund G. Brown had the edge for a likely fourth term with a total of 145,598 votes.

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KCAL 9 News also reported Associated Press numbers projecting him to advance to the general election. Neel Kashkari was in second place with 43,779 votes and his fellow Republican Tim Donnelly was in third with 29,139 votes.

Incumbent Gavin Newsom was in the strong lead in the Lieutenant Governor's race with 129,925 votes. In the Secretary of State's race, Democrat Alex Padilla was on top with 78,376 votes, followed by Republican Pete Peterson with 56,148 votes.

Democratic State Senator Leland Yee - one of the senators arrested by the FBI earlier this year - was in third with 26,207 and USC's non-partisan Dan Schnur was in fourth with 17,945.

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Democratic Assembly Speaker John A. Perez was first in the race for Controller with 53,456 votes. He was followed closely by Republican Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who had 53,007 votes, and Democratic Board of Equalization Member Betty T. Yee was in third with 51,285. Democratic Controller John Chiang had the overwhelming lead for state Treasurer to replace the retiring Bill Lockyer with 143,302 votes. Incumbent Democratic Attorney General Kamala D. Harris had an overwhelming mandate to keep her job with 133,733 votes. Democrat Dave Jones had the large lead to keep his job as Insurance Commissioner with 122,715 votes.

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In the 33rd Congressional District race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman, Republican Elan Carr had the lead with 7,732 votes. He was followed by State Senator Ted Lieu and former L.A. City Controller Wendy Greuel who each had 6,551 and 6,125 votes respectively. In the 25th Congressional District to replace retiring Congressman Buck McKeon, Republican Steve Knight was in first with 5,203 votes. He was followed by Republican Tony Strickland - a former state legislator - who had 4,274 votes and Democrat Lee Rogers, who had 3,887 votes.

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In the race for Los Angeles County Sheriff, Jim McDonnell had the early lead with 96,702. He was followed by Paul Tanaka who had 31,847 votes and Bob Olmstead with 20,222.

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In the race to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, former State Senator Sheila Kuehl - a Democrat - had the lead with 16,074 votes. Second was former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver, a Democrat, with 13,724 votes and West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran was in third with 6,872 votes.

The results in this article are only the vote by mail results.

For the entire list of results, please visit the Registrar/Recorder-County Clerk's website here.

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