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With the ballots out, it’s time for O.C. to cast their votes for the midterm primary elections

Orange County Elections workers swap out one empty bin.
Orange County Elections workers swap out one empty bin with another at the ballot drop box located at 5 Points Plaza in Huntington Beach in 2021. Voters should have received their mail-in ballots by now. Those who want to vote in person will be able to do so when vote centers begin to open Memorial Day weekend.
(Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)

Election Day is just over two weeks away, on Tuesday, June 7.

Orange County voters should have received their mail-in ballots by now. Those who want to vote in person will be able to do so when vote centers begin to open Memorial Day weekend. The Daily Pilot will be covering state and local races relevant to the cities of Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach and Newport Beach.

For the record:

10:30 a.m. May 20, 2022This article previously incorrectly stated Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo were part of the 72nd State Assembly District.

With recent redistricting, some of the races and positions that preside over certain areas have changed at the state and county level. Readers can check wedrawthelinesca.org/final_maps to see which Congressional, Senate and Assembly districts they live in and which county district they live in at cob.ocgov.com/2021-redistricting.

In addition to primary races, the Daily Pilot will also be covering two measures that are on the ballot: Measure A, which would tax commercial cannabis businesses in Huntington Beach, and Measure B, which allows the direct election of the mayor in Newport Beach.

Here’s a list of the races in the Daily Pilot’s coverage area:

45th Congressional District

Represents Cerritos, Buena Park, Westminster, Garden Grove and Fountain Valley; represented by Rep. Katie Porter (D-Irvine)

47th Congressional District

Represents Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine and Laguna Beach; represented by Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach)

36th State Senate District

Represents Westminster, Seal Beach, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente and parts of Buena Park, Garden Grove and Los Angeles County; represented by state Sen. Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)

70th State Assembly District

Represents Westminster, Garden Grove and Fountain Valley; represented by state Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach)

72nd State Assembly District

Represents Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, Laguna Hills and Lake Forest; represented by state Assemblywoman Janet Nguyen (R-Huntington Beach)

73rd State Assembly District

Represents Costa Mesa, Irvine and Tustin; represented by state Assemblywoman Laurie Davies (R-Laguna Niguel)

O.C. Supervisor, 5th District

Represents Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine, Laguna Woods, Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano and San Clemente; represented by county Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

City council races will come up on the general election ballot in November. To find your local vote center, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ site at ocvote.gov.

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