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LIVE BLOG: California Election Day results

LIVE BLOG: California Election Day results
Posted at 4:27 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-07 16:28:01-05

The blog below will update as results come in. 

California gubernatorial race

Democrat Gavin Newsom defeated Republican and Rancho Santa Fe resident John Cox to win California's gubernatorial race. Newsom had 59 percent of the vote to Cox's 41 percent.

Proposition 6 - Gas Tax Repeal

Proposition 6 failed, with the "no" vote winning 55 percent. The "yes" side, championed by San Diegan Carl De Maio, earned 45 percent of the vote. The proposition was aimed at repealing California's gas tax and other transportation fees which were created by Governor Jerry Brown without voter approval. 

Proposition 10 - Rent Control

Proposition 10 failed. Prop 10 would have allowed local governments to enact broader rent control laws by repealing a 1995 law, the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. The proposition was aimed at solving California's housing affordability crisis. The "no" votes held 62 percent of the race.

Proposition 7 - Daylight Saving Time

Proposition 7 has passed with 60 percent "yes" to 40 percent "no", according to Wednesday morning's returns. The prop allows the Legislature to change daylight saving time in California by either eliminating it or making it year round. Congress would also have to approve the change.  

49th Congressional District

Democrat Mike Levin won in California's 49th Congressional District over Republican Diane Harkey. With 100 percent of the San Diego precincts reporting, Levin had 53 percent of the vote to Harkey's 46 percent.

50th Congressional District

Republican Duncan Hunter led the 50th Congressional District race against Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar Wednesday. Hunter had 54 percent of the vote to Campa-Najjar's 46 percent.

U.S. Senate

Democrat incumbent Dianne Feinstein defeated Kevin de Leon to hold her California U.S. Senate seat. She won 54 percent of the vote.  

Measure G - SDSU West

Measure G, a plan to expand SDSU, was on track to pass Wednesday.

Measure G would have the City of San Diego sell 132 acres to SDSU, which promises to build a football stadium, student housing, academic buildings, a river park, officer, retail, a hotel and housing. 

Measure E - SoccerCity

Voters appeared to be rejecting a plan for SoccerCity. 

FS Investors wants to redevelop the stadium and surrounding area and replace it with a smaller stadium as well as homes, retail and hotel rooms with the goal of attracting a major league soccer team to San Diego. The group also committed millions for a 60-acre river park.