Cottie Petrie-Norris and Diane Dixon, running one-two in Tuesday’s primary election for Petrie-Norris’ 74th District seat in the California Assembly, expressed confidence as vote counting continued Wednesday, looking ahead to a face-off in November.
Former state Sen. Janet Nguyen appears on her way to the November election for the 72nd District seat in the California Assembly, while the post’s current holder, Tyler Diep, was holding on Wednesday evening for the second spot on the ballot, ahead of Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen.
While incumbent John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) handily took the top spot in Tuesday’s primary, Dave Min led fellow Democrat Katrina Foley by a small margin Wednesday evening in the race for who will compete against Moorlach in the general election in November.
The day after Super Tuesday brought triumphant messages from U.S. Rep. Harley Rouda and Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel after they topped a field of six to advance to the November election for Rouda’s 48th Congressional District seat.
Incumbent Tyler Diep and fellow Republican Janet Nguyen appeared on a collision course in this fall’s general election for the 72nd District seat in the California Assembly, according to results in Tuesday’s primary election.
John Moorlach will continue to shoot for his second full term representing the state Senate’s 37th District, but who will challenge him in November appeared too close to call early Wednesday, according to early results of the primary election.
Though California’s primary election officially isn’t until March 3, many people already have cast their votes by mail or at one of the 110 ballot drop boxes in Orange County. And starting Saturday, many of the county’s 188 new vote centers will open, with more scheduled to open Feb. 29.
The primary election for the California Assembly’s 74th District seat is a three-woman race among Laguna Beach Democrat and incumbent Cottie Petrie-Norris and Republicans Diane Dixon of Newport Beach and Kelly Ernby of Huntington Beach.
Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley and UC Irvine law professor Dave Min hope to unseat incumbent state Sen. John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa). The top two vote-getters in the March 3 primary will move on to the November general election.
The March 3 primary election for California’s 72nd Assembly District seat features four candidates, including incumbent Tyler Diep, fellow Republican Janet Nguyen and Democrats Diedre Nguyen and Bijan Mohseni.