California Primary Election Results Announced

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Lindsay Albert walks out of the polls at Duke's Restaurant.

Primary elections took place in California on Tuesday with polls closing at 8 p.m. The results from all precincts are now in.

Incumbent Governor Jerry Brown finished the race with 54.5% of votes. He will face Republican candidate Neel Kashkari in the November election. Kashkari took 19% of votes, beating Tim Donnelly, who received 14.8%.

As the Malibu Times predicted, Gavin Newsom will face Ron Nehring on the November ballot for Lt. Governor after incumbent Newsom won 49.9% of votes and Nehring 23.2%.

At the end of the Primaries, Jim McDonnell, Long Beach Chief of Police, held 49.1% of the votes for LA County Sheriff. Since the resignation of LA County Sheriff Lou Baca, the position has been filled by interim Orange County Sheriff John Scott.

Former State Senator Sheila Kuehl held onto her lead and finished the election with 36.2% of votes for LA County Supervisor, District 3. Bobby Shriver finished with 28.8% of votes and Malibu’s Pamela Conley Ulich had 6.5%.

In the race for the U.S. Representative of the 33rd District, Republican Elan Carr finished with 21.5% of votes, followed by Democrats Ted Lieu with 19% and Wendy Greuel with 16.8%.