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Baker tops ballot in 16th Assembly District race

Democrat Swalwell, Republican Bussell on November congressional ballot

Republican attorney Catharine Baker topped the ballot in Tuesday's primary in the 16th State Assembly District, which includes Pleasanton, winning 21,270 votes, or 36.5% of all votes cast in the assembly race.

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Posted by fact checker
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:17 am

This analysis is not correct. You have to look at Contra Costa results as well as Alameda County results in order to get order of candidates. Catharine Baker is leading with most votes. Tim Sbranti is looking to finish second and will face Catharine Baker in the general election.


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Posted by False news story
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:23 am

Dear editor, please understand that for elections that cross counties, you need to look at the State website to get results, not the Alameda County web site. Those statewide returns are at Web Link at Catherine Baker has received more votes. Please correct the article. Here are the results and REP Baker is leading with 100% precincts reporting.

Newell Arnerich
(Party Preference: DEM) 6,651
11.4%
Steve Glazer
(Party Preference: DEM) 13,137
22.5%
Tim Sbranti
(Party Preference: DEM) 17,270
29.6%
Catharine Baker
(Party Preference: REP) 21,270
36.5%

Also Ellen Corbett is 3rd for Congress and the results so far are that Swalwell is the leader with Bussell in second:

Ellen M. Corbett
(Party Preference: DEM) 14,291
24.9%
* Eric Swalwell
(Party Preference: DEM) 28,292
49.2%
Hugh Bussell
(Party Preference: REP) 14,901
25.9%


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Posted by Math Guy
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:28 am

Wow, 31k to 21k, and 42k to 15k, the Dems clobbered the Reps.


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