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Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Democratic congressional candidates at Cal State Fullerton Thursday at a crowded invitation-only rally where he blamed the Republican tax bill for cuts to social programs.
Democratic Congressional candidate Mike Levin has a slim edge over Republican Diane Harkey in the Orange and San Diego County-shared 49th district, according to a New York Times poll that concluded Sunday evening.
San Clemente claimed the Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA), which manages toll roads in Orange County, illegally withheld public records, including payments totaling millions of dollars to lobbyists and public relation firms.
The election saw OC voters eliminating the Democrats’ supermajority in the state Senate; setting up competitive runoff elections for four Republican-held congressional districts and 4th District county supervisor; and delivering the first runoff elections for district attorney and sheriff in more than a quarter century.
Republican Diane Harkey will advance to November’s general election in the 49th Congressional District race after getting at least 26,605 votes in the primary election. The number two spot is still undecided, but it will be between Democrats Mike Levin or Sara Jacobs.