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36th House District Primary Election Results

From KPCC:

L.A. City Councilwoman Janice Hahn was the top finisher with nearly 25 percent of the vote. Secretary of State Debra Bowen was expected to make the runoff – but Republican activist Craig Huey finished ahead of her by 206 votes. That lead is shaky – the L.A. County Registrar says there are 9,800 absentee and provisional ballots still to count.

Janice Hahn

Janice Hahn

Debra Bowen campaign manager Dan Chavez released the following statement via email:

“This has been a very spirited campaign and it remains very close. There are 9,811 ballots that still need to be processed – more than enough to make up the difference. We are confident Debra Bowen will be in the runoff.”

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