Sanger City Councilwoman Melissa Hurtado, a Democrat, released a statement Monday proclaiming victory over incumbent Republican Andy Vidak in the California State Senate. Vidak said it had been an honor to represent his neighbors.
Democrat TJ Cox trails Republican David Valadao by about 2,000 votes in California’s 21st Congressional District. Kern County election results moved Cox to within two percentage points of the Hanford incumbent.
About 91,000 ballots remain to be counted in Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Madera counties, but Melissa Hurtado appears poised to beat Andy Vidak for state Senate. Andrew Janz closes on Devin Nunes, who still leads by 10 points.
Fresno County political experts weigh in on the midterm election results for central San Joaquin Valley candidates, including Devin Nunes, Andrew Janz, Jim Costa, Elizabeth Heng, David Valadao and TJ Cox.
In one of the state’s most closely watched legislative races, Democrat Ana Caballero held a slight lead over Republican Rob Poythress in the 12th Senate District. Incumbent Andy Vidak is trailing Melissa Hurtado.
Election Day is over, but there are still 100,000 vote-by-mail and provisional ballots left to count in Fresno County California. Registrar of Voters Brandi Orth said the next vote total will come Friday November 9.
In the race to replace Clint Olivier in the District 7 seat for Fresno CA City Council, Democrat Nelson Esparza held the lead by more than 10 points over Republican Brian Whelan in early Fresno County returns.
Congressman Devin Nunes, the Tulare Republican, defeated Democrat Andrew Janz for House of Representatives District 22 in California early election results show. Nunes is a key ally of President Donald Trump.
Fresno California voters are on track to approve Measure A, a marijuana tax measure that officials estimate could bring in $10 million annually for police and roads. It needs a two-thirds majority to pass.
In Washington state’s closest House race, Republican Dino Rossi is attempting to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, because of her support for a carbon fee initiative.