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Long Beach headed to mayoral runoff; voters approve marijuana tax
Long Beach headed to mayoral runoff; voters approve marijuana tax

Councilman Robert Garcia and real estate investor Damon Dunn held off heavily favored Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal in Tuesday night's Long Beach mayoral election, emerging as the top two candidates who will advance to a runoff. Unofficial tallies from the city clerk’s office showed Garcia leading the pack with 25.4% of the vote, and Dunn close behind with 22.3%. Lowenthal, a Democrat whose district includes Long Beach, garnered 19.6%. In addition to the mayor’s office, Tuesday's ballot also included races for city attorney and a majority of Long Beach’s nine City Council seats, setting the stage for one of the most significant shake-ups in city politics in...

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