The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Voice of OC posts press releases to provide readers with information directly from organizations. We do not edit or rewrite press releases, and encourage readers to contact the originator of a given release for more information. To submit a press release for Arts & Culture, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Republican Young Kim was virtually tied with Democratic candidate Gil Cisneros in the 39th Congressional District, while the three other Republican-held Congressional districts were on track to flip blue. Here are the latest counts as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Democratic challenger Harley Rouda was virtually tied with nearly 30-year Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa), after Rouda’s small lead slightly increased to two points, or 3,602 votes, according to Wednesday’s updated count.
An update of ballot counts Wednesday evening showed Anaheim and Santa Ana candidates retaining the leads they had in election night counts. At least 40 percent of ballots are still left to count across Orange County, which could take weeks to finish counting.
Seven Orange County cities are asking voters to approve tax increases on Nov.6, including five proposed sales tax increases, two measures to raise hotel bed taxes and a new tax on legal marijuana dispensaries.