Stories for June 5, 2012
California voters have approved a tweak to term limits that supporters say will promote consistency and reduce the influence of lobbyists.
With 47 percent of the precincts reporting, Steve Danon and Dave Roberts were virtually tied for the San Diego Diego County Board of Supervisors.Steve Danon, chief of staff to Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Solana Beach, and the deputy mayor of that coastal city, Dave Roberts, were headed to a runoff Wednesday in their race for a seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
Mitt Romney has won the California Republican presidential primary, completing a sweep of contests in five states.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has easily won her primary election race, advancing to the November ballot.
Democrat Juan Vargas was the top vote-getter and Republican Michael Crimmins placed second in the race for the 51st Congressional District. Under California's new "top-two'' primary system, the pair of candidates with the most votes will square off in the general election in the House races.