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Scott Wilk Declares Victory In 21st Senate District Election

Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has declared victory in the 21st Senate District Tuesday after the final certified ballot count for the Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties. According to the California Secretary of State website, incumbent Wilk received 199,342 votes, claiming 50.8 percent of the vote in the 21st Senate District. Democratic challenger Kipp Mueller received 193,202 votes, receiving ...

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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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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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Nearly 200,000 Ballots Remain To Be Counted In Los Angeles County

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An estimated 194,700 outstanding ballots remain to be processed in Los Angeles County, which potentially includes votes that could impact the close race between Congressman Mike Garcia and Assemblywoman Christy Smith in California’s 25th Congressional District (CA-25). This most recent estimate was adjusted based on valid vote-by-mail ballots received in the mail Monday and the estimated number of ballots returned ...

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George Gascón Lays Out Initiatives For Term As Los Angeles County District Attorney

L.A. County District Attorney Candidates Offer Similar Priorities, Different Approaches

Los Angeles District Attorney-elect George Gascón outlined the initiatives for his upcoming term including stopping the practice of trying minors as adults and ending the use of the death penalty. After serving eight years as district attorney for San Francisco, Gascón was elected as the new Los Angeles County district attorney, replacing Jackie Lacey who had served in the position ...

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Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey Concedes, George Gascón New D.A.

L.A. County District Attorney Candidates Offer Similar Priorities, Different Approaches

District Attorney Jackie Lacey has conceded Friday morning, making George Gascón the new D.A. for Los Angeles County. Gascón, the former San Francisco District Attorney, is leading the election results by a seven-point margin as of Friday morning, about 53.72 percent to 46.28 percent margin, a difference of just over 229,000 votes. In a speech Friday holding back tears, Lacey ...

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How To Track Your Ballot, L.A. County Yet To Process Over 791,000 Ballots

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With votes cast and over 791,000 ballots in the process of being counted in Los Angeles County, here’s how to track and receive notifications on the status of vote-by-mail election ballots. To track a mail-in ballot, the California Secretary of State set up ‘Where’s My Ballot?’ The program allows voters to track and receive notifications on the status of their ...

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Over 3.8 Million Votes Cast In Los Angeles County Election, 600,000 Still To Be Counted

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In an election update Wednesday, officials with Los Angeles County announced there have been over 3.8 million ballots that have been received, and an estimated 618,200 to be processed. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) published the first election result update since the announcement of the semi-final results on Election Night and provided the total number of outstanding ballots ...

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Santa Clarita Election Results: Local Races Close Across SCV

Santa Clarita election results are continuing to be updated Wednesday afternoon, as additional in-person ballots are counted.  Several races across the Santa Clarita Valley are very close, with the election for the 25th Congressional District within one percent of each candidate. Other races for the state senate and school boards are also in contention.  See the Full Results Here: 2020 ...

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Los Angeles County Probation Youth Encouraged To Vote In 2020 Election

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The 2020 election season witnessed an influx in participation by probation youth in juvenile camps and halls, with the Youth Voter Registration Initiative helping youths register to vote.  The program has helped guide young voters in juvenile halls for the past several years, run by Supervising Program Analyst Rahman Williams, who is responsible for training staff members in assisting voter ...

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