Democrat Tasha Boerner Horvath Takes 76th Assembly Seat
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Credit: Matt Hoffman & Nicholas McVicker/KPBS
76th State Assembly
Democrat Tasha Boerner Horvath: 55.6%
Democrat Elizabeth Warren: 44.4%
100% precincts reporting
UPDATED: 11:29 a.m., Nov. 12, 2018
UPDATE: 4:30 p.m., Nov. 6, 2018
With all precincts reporting, Democrat Tasha Boerner Horvath takes the 76th Assembly seat with 55.48 percent of the vote.
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Two Democrats are competing for California's 76th Assembly district.
Tasha Boerner Horvath is from Encinitas and was elected to its city council for the first time in 2016.
California's 76th State Assembly District is made up of Oceanside, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Vista and Camp Pendleton.
While voter registration has historically been predominantly Republican, latest figures show Democrats now have an advantage. There are 83,808 Democrats compared to 81,804 Republicans. There are also 74,658 voters who decline to state a party affiliation.
Republican Assemblyman Rocky Chávez has held the 76th since redistricting in 2012. This year he decided to run for Congress but lost, leaving the assembly seat up for grabs.
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