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Campaign 2018: November Midterm Election Results

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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 7 - 3:15 PM

Democrats will have control of the house when next year's Congress begins in January. Voters in the midterm elections gave the democrats the majority, but it wasn't the massive blue wave many of them had hoped for. Republicans were able to extend their majority in the Senate. 

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Democrats take House, Republicans hold Senate in historic midterm elections
The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm Tuesday, breaking the GOP's monopoly on power in Washington and setting the stage for a multitude of investigations of President Donald Trump that could engulf his administration over the next two years. Read more >>

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Election Results for California Propositions
California Props 1 - 12 hit on a range of issues, including property tax for seniors, the gas tax and daylight saving time. Read more >>

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Measure G and E: Voters reject SoccerCity initiative, back SDSU West plan
 A proposal to redevelop the SDCCU Stadium site with a professional soccer stadium was handily rejected by voters, who favored a competing plan that will include a new stadium for San Diego State University football, according to final election totals released Wednesday. Read more >>

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Democrats flip San Diego City Council District 2, gain supermajority
Democrats' 5-4 majority on the technically nonpartisan San Diego City Council will officially increase to 6-3, a majority immune to Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto, according to final vote tallies released Wednesday. Read more >>

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Democrats win seat on County Board of Supervisors
The technically nonpartisan San Diego County Board of Supervisors will have a Democratic member for just the second time in three decades, according to final election tallies released Wednesday. District 4 Democratic candidate Nathan Fletcher easily defeated Republican Bonnie Dumanis in Tuesday's election, notching nearly 66 percent of the vote. Democrat and legislative analyst Michelle Gomez did not fare as well in District 5, where Republican San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond won handily with 59 percent of the ballots cast. Read more >>

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Gavin Newsom wins governor's race, Cox concedes
Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was preparing Wednesday for a move into the governor's office following his decisive victory over Republican businessman John Cox. Read more >>

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District 50: California Rep. Duncan Hunter keeps seat despite charges
California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter has won a sixth term despite facing federal corruption charges. With 100 percent of the votes counted, the GOP incumbent finished with an 8-point lead over Campa-Najjar. Read more >>

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District 49: Democrat Mike Levin takes seat over Diane Harkey
 In the 49th District, Mike Levin, a Democratic environmental lawyer, came out on top with an eight percent lead over Republican state Board of Equalization member Diane Harkey to replace Republican Rep. Darrell Issa. Read more >>

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Feinstein wins another Senate term in California
 U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has won a fifth full term representing California after shaking off a challenge from a fellow Democrat who argued she hasn't been tough in confronting President Donald Trump.  Read more >>

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