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Californians head to the polls

California Senator Kevin de Leon, California Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, dances with supporters after giving his speech on election night at The Exchange in downtown Los Angeles.

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Dana Rohrabacher addresses supporters at Rohrabacher Campaign Headquarters in Costa Mesa.

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California Senator Kevin de Leon, California Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, greets supporters on election night at The Exchange in downtown Los Angeles.

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Supporters cheer as updated primary election results are released at Rohrabacher Campaign Headquarters in Costa Mesa.

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California Senator Kevin de Leon, California Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, enjoys a light moment while going over his speech on election night at The Exchange in downtown Los Angeles.

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Ballot inspectors check ballots for any damage before they are counted at the LA County Registrar-Recorder office in Norwalk, California.

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From left, Gigi Grase, Jordan Loth, Glenita and husband Rick Famuyiwa, vote at the Venice Beach Lifeguard Operations Headquarters with a Venice Beach backdrop.

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Miyoshi Grant takes a “selfie” as she votes at the Venice Beach Lifeguard Operations Headquarters Tuesday afternoon in Venice.

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Voters head to the polls at First Christian Church in Torrance on Tuesday.

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Richard Montoya, left, and his wife, Consuelo Montoya, cast their ballots Tuesday morning at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in the City Terrace neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom gets a high-five from his son, Hunter, 6, after casting his ballot in the Calif. primary election with his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, and children; Brooklynn, 4, Montana, 8, and Dutch, 2, at the Masonic Lodge Fairfax in Larkspur.

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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom eats a parfait as his son, Hunter, 8, waits for his oatmeal inside Rustic Bakery in Larkspur, after voting at the Masonic Lodge across the street.

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Antonio Villaraigosa, candidate for governor, with his wife, Patty Villaraigosa,  dropped off his completed mail ballot Tuesday morning at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in the City Terrace neighborhood, a few blocks from his childhood home.

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Antonio Villaraigosa, with his wife, Patty Villaraigosa, at his side, is stopped by Martha Jimenez, left, to hold hands and say a prayer after he submitted his completed mail ballot Tuesday morning at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School.

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California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox and his wife, Sarah, walk away from the San Diego Registrar of Voters after voting Monday.

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California Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox and his wife, Sarah, turn in their ballots after voting at the San Diego Registrar of Voters on Monday.

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Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang, left, chats with supporters after dropping off his vote by mail ballot at First Christian Church in Torrance.

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Gubernatorial candidate John Chiang, left, greets polling clerk Akihito Uyama, right, while dropping off his vote by mail ballot at First Christian Church in Torrance.

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Jennifer Rodriguez holds her daughter, Bella Enriquez, as she cast her ballot at First Mexican Baptist Church in East Los Angeles.

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Poll workers distribute ballots for the Calif. primary at First Mexican Baptist Church in East Los Angeles.

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Thomas Alvarez casts his ballot at First Mexican Baptist Church in East Los Angeles.

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Wayne Martin readies a polling station before 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School polling place in the City Terrace neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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Brenda Avila was the first person at the El Mercado de Los Angeles polling station in Boyle Heights.

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A poll worker put up the American flag as she set up the polling place at the Colina del Sol Recreation center in San Diego, preparing for 7:00 am opening.

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A poll worker put up the American flag as she set up the polling place at the Colina del Sol Recreation center in San Diego, preparing for 7:00 am opening.

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James, left, and Francisca Salazar leave after casting their ballot at El Mercado de Los Angeles in Boyle Heights.

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Josefina DeAlvarez concentrates on her selection in the polling booth at El Mercado de Los Angeles in Boyle Heights.

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Poll worker Shannon Diaz puts signs as voting begins at El Mercado de Los Angeles in Boyle Heights.

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Poll worker Shannon Diaz places signs as voting begins at El Mercado de Los Angeles in Boyle Heights.

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