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.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) will advance to the November general election in the 48th Congressional District, while the battle for the number two spot narrowed Wednesday morning to a 73-vote lead for Democrat Harley Rouda over fellow Democrat Hans Keirstead.
Republican Undersheriff Donald Barnes is close to winning the Sheriff’s race outright, ending election night with 50.7 percent of votes, according to results posted by the Registrar of Voters 1 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas will face county Supervisor Todd Spitzer in the November general election, with Rackauckas ending election night with a 4.2 percent lead over his competitor.
A rundown of news stories for North Orange County residents about the race for the 39th Congressional District, district attorney, sheriff, the county Board of Supervisors, and the recall of state Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton).