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Garcia Maintains Lead In Close Congressional Race

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continued to maintain his lead over Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, in the close race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25) despite the gap between the two narrowing on Tuesday. For live election updates, click here. As of 2:48 p.m. Tuesday, Garcia’s 400-vote lead had narrowed down to an estimated 387 votes ...

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UPDATE: Mike Garcia Declares Victory In Tight Congressional Race

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has declared victory over Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, in the tight race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25) Friday, with Garcia remaining ahead by exactly 400 votes. For live election updates, click here. UPDATE (6:15 p.m.): Garcia took to social media Friday evening to declare victory in the tight CA-25 race. ...

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Mueller Concedes To Wilk In State Senate Race

State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has won the race for California’s 21st State Senate District (SD-21) after Democratic challenger Kipp Mueller conceded Wednesday afternoon. For live election updates, click here. Mueller took to social media Wednesday to congratulate Wilk on his win, as well as to thank his supporters. “It looks like we came up just a bit short. ...

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Garcia Expands Lead In Close Congressional Race

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continues to remain ahead of Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, in the close race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25), with Tuesday’s update more than tripling his lead. For live election updates, click here. As of 3:03 p.m. Tuesday, Garcia expanded his lead over Smith by 318 votes. He now leads by ...

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Sebastian Cazares Declares Victory In COC Board Race As Youngest Elected Official In Santa Clarita History

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Sebastian Cazares has declared victory for the College of the Canyons board Monday becoming the youngest‐ever elected official in Santa Clarita history at the age of 20. Cazares was elected by the voters of Santa Clarita Community College District Trustee Area 3 to serve on the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees, according to his campaign. “I am truly ...

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Smith Closes Gap, Garcia Still Leads In Tight Congressional Race

Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, closed the gap between herself and Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, in the tight race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25) Friday, with just over 100 votes separating the two. For live election updates, click here. As of 2:56 p.m. Friday, Smith had narrowed Garcia’s 219-vote lead down to just 104 votes ...

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Garcia Continues To Lead In Close Congressional Race

Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, continues to remain ahead of Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, in the close race for the seat in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25) Thursday, narrowly expanding his lead by only a few dozen votes. For live election updates, click here. As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Garcia slightly expanded his lead over Smith by 60 votes. ...

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Trump Tweet Claiming Election Fraud In L.A. County Debunked By Registrar’s Office

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office shared a statement on social media affirming the ballots seen being collected in a video shared by President Donald Trump were valid and legally cast. Though not officially a response to the President directly, the statement appears to have been prompted by a tweet from Trump on Wednesday which shared a video of ...

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James Webb Declares Victory Over Incumbent Steve Sturgeon For Hart Board

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James Webb has declared victory over incumbent Steve Sturgeon in the race for District Area 4 seat on the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board. For live election updates, click here. Webb took to social media Wednesday evening to declare victory over Sturgeon. “Thank you to everyone for your support, your positive thoughts, and your belief in ...

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Gibbs Projected To Win Race For Santa Clarita City Council Seat

Jason Gibbs is projected to win in the race for the second seat up for grabs on the Santa Clarita City Council after his nearest opponent Kelvin Driscoll congratulated Gibbs Wednesday. Gibbs, who received just over 16% of the overall vote with 28,760 as of the last update from Los Angeles County Tuesday, is projected to win after Driscoll called ...

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