Becerra wins California attorney general race

Becerra wins California attorney general race
Posted at 11:57 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 03:13:56-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest on the midterm election in California.

11:40 p.m.

California's appointed Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra has won election after promising voters he will keep fighting Trump administration policies.


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  • Becerra says he's "honored and elated" after defeated Republican challenger Steven Bailey on Tuesday with more than 58 percent of the vote. Bailey, a former Superior Court judge, consistently trailed in the polls.

    Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Becerra last year as the state's first Latino attorney general after Kamala Harris left the job when she was elected to the U.S. Senate.

    Meanwhile, Democrat Betty Yee fended off a Republican challenger and won re-election as California controller.

    Yee defeated Konstantinos Roditis with nearly 61 percent of the vote.

    The controller serves as the state's top accountant and audits various state programs, and has seats on several state boards and the State Lands Commission.