Closest Race in California: Challenger Patty Lopez Now Leads by 46 Votes Over Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, Both Democrats


By Richard Winger In a race that could take several more weeks to resolve, challenger Patty Smith leads incumbent Raul Bocanegra in California Assembly District 39. Both are Democrats, a result of California’s Top-Two system. Consequently, the result will not effect the partisan make-up of the state assembly. Until last night, Smith had been leading by 7 votes(More)… …read more