Release from the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership:
San Gabriel Valley residents went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the California primary. Click here to see the full results.
Here are some of the closest races:
*Mail-in ballots are still being counted and the official results will not be certified for several weeks. Races that are currently close may change as more votes are counted.
5th Supervisorial District: Kathryn Barger, the longtime chief of staff of current Supervisor Mike Antonovich, led this race with nearly 30% of the vote, twice the percentage of her closest opponent, Darrell Park. Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) trails Park by only 417 votes to come in third place. Ara Najarian, a city council member in Glendale, is fourth with 13.06% followed by Mitch Englander, an L.A. City Councilman, with 12.36%. Barger had the endorsement of not only Supervisor Antonovich but also Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and former Supervisor Gloria Molina.
48th Assembly District: This Assembly seat covers the central cities of the San Gabriel Valley. When the polls closed, Cory Ellenson, a school board member in Glendora and the only Republican in the race, led his competitors with nearly 27% of the vote. Blanca Rubio, a Democrat and school board member in Baldwin Park, was second with 25.1% of the vote and trailed Ellenson by roughly 1,000 votes. Third place was Bryan Urias, also a Democrat and a current board member of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, who had 23.1% of the vote and trails Rubio by 1,060 votes.
25th Senate District: LA County Supervisor Mike Antonovich topped the field in this race covering Glendale, Pasadena, and the eastern foothill cities. Antonovich, a Republican, had 40.2% of the vote, followed by former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Canada) with 27.1%. Four other Democrats split the remainder of the ballots cast.
32nd Congressional District: Incumbent Congresswoman Grace Napolitano won her primary with 51.7%, followed by Gordon Fisher, a Republican, with 24.3% of the vote. Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) came in third but trails Fisher by only 222 votes.