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7:09 a.m. – All of the propositions have been decided:

California Propositions
California Propositions

6:20 a.m. – The Los Angeles County registrar’s office in Norwalk was still waiting early Wednesday morning for ballots to be delivered from Van Nuys for Tuesday’s midterm elections. There was no word on why the ballots hadn’t been delivered or how long it would take for them to arrive.

5:29 a.m. – The contentious Los Angeles mayor’s race remains too close to call Wednesday. With 44% of precincts reporting, developer Rick Caruso had a small 51% to 49% lead over representative Karen Bass.

11:04 p.m. – “When I first started to run for this job…the priorities were clear, but simple. Number one was to keep the residents safe, to keep you and your family safe,” former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, who is running for Los Angeles County Sheriff,” said to his supporters Tuesday night. Luna leads incumbent L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva by more than 184,000 votes with 29% of the votes counted, AP reports.

Former Long Beach Police Chief and candidate for L.A. County Sheriff speaks to supporters from his election headquarters in Long Beach.

10:45 p.m. – Rick Caruso to supporters: “So, we don’t know the outcome, but I’m happy to say that we’re starting out strong and we’re a couple thousand votes ahead and that’s a good thing.”

Rick Caruso addresses supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, at his election headquarters at The Grove.

10:35 p.m. – Democrat Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman has declared victory in the Pennsylvania United States Senate, saying on Twitter, “It’s official. I will be the next U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania.” Fetterman and his opponent, Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz., have had a very contentious race.

Democrat Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman and Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz.

10:31 p.m. – Incumbent Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA 14th District) leads Republican challenger Alison Hayden by more than 20,000 votes with 26% of the votes counted, the AP reports.

10:30 p.m. – CALIFORNIA ELECTION HEADLINES:• Newsom, Padilla cruise to victory.• L.A. mayor’s race too close to call.• Luna leads Villanueva in L.A. County Sheriff’s race.• Gambling props failing.• Reproductive rights upheld.• Funding for K-12 Arts Education passes.• Tax for zero-emission vehicles headed for failure.• Flavored tobacco ban upheld.

10:24 p.m. – Roundup: Los Angeles County likely to have a new sheriff, wide margins in the L.A. city attorney and city controller races, mayoral race too close to call.

10:21 p.m. – L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva: “The night is very, very young… This race is far from over.” Villanueva trails challenger Robert Luna by 184k votes.

Incumbent L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva at his headquarters in Montebello.

10:16 p.m. – Incumbent Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA 12th District) is leading Republican challenger Stephen Slauson by more than 50,000 votes with just under 25% of votes counted.

10:14 p.m. – Roundup: Gambling props failing, abortion rights upheld, tax for zero-emission vehicles failing, flavored tobacco ban upheld.

10:12 p.m. – Incumbent Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA 36th District) has a strong lead over Republican challenger Joe Collins with just over 40% of voters counted, the AP reports.

10:08 p.m. – “We want a city hall for all the people,” Karen Bass told supporters Tuesday night at the Hollywood Palladium, her election headquarters. Bass trails Rick Caruso by less than 2,000 votes in the L.A. mayor race.

Rep. Karen Bass addressing supporters Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, from her election headquarters at the Hollywood Palladium.