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Early ballot returns show Anne Hertz leading in the race, with Frances Marquez following behind to fill the two open seats on Cypress City Council, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ early election results.
Credit: Local Races by Mizzou Journalism
The newly-elected council members will have to grapple with the economic downturns that have impacted local businesses due to COVID-19.
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Read more about the candidates here.