2018 Elections |

Democrats won big in Orange County this year. Here's how.

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| An "army" of enthusiastic campaigners, willing and wealthy donors, a slow tide of demographic transformation and a loathing for President Trump. All were factors.

Democrat Gil Cisneros celebrates narrow victory in the 39th

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More than ten days after the election, Lottery Jackpot Winner Gil Cisneros won a seat in Washington. Monday night he held a victory rally in Buena Park.

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Another GOP enclave in California goes blue

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California voters made it clear: they are not happy with the Trump administration and the Republican leadership in Congress.

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Simi Valley voters in Starbucks comment on flipped district

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Democrat Katie Hill just beat Republican Incumbent Steve Knight in the 25th Congressional district after a 25-year red streak. But voters there aren't surprised.

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Several Southern California races still too close to call

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California’s midterm election may be over, but there are still millions of ballots across the state to be counted, with a handful of local races still undecided.

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How L.A. County is Preparing for Election Day 2018

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Hundreds of thousands will vote in L.A. County Tuesday, but the registrar-recorder's office says even with high early voter turnout, it's business as usual.

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Fundraising distinguishes lieutenant governor candidates

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State Sen. Ed Hernandez and businesswoman Eleni Kounalakis are both Democrats who agree on many issues. But there's a big gap in their campaign fundraising.

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AirTalk midterm elections interviews: incumbent Alex Padilla running for Secretary of State

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In the 2014 general election, Democrat Alex Padilla defeated Republican candidate Pete Peterson to become California Secretary of State, winning a near 54 percent majority of the vote to succeed then-Secretary Debra Brown.

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