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Election 2016

Voting Concludes On Central, South Coasts: Races To Watch

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(Photo by John Palminteri)
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Ballots arrive at Santa Barbara County Elections Department for counting

It’s of course Election Day, and in addition to the presidential race which is drawing national attention, there are a number of regional, and local candidates and issues on Central and South Coast ballots.

Perhaps one of the biggest local races is for the 24th Congressional District, which has nine candidates seeking to succeed Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps, who is retiring after nearly three decades in office.

Voters weighed in on a number of State Senate, and State Assembly seat in the region. Additionaly, there are three supervisorial seats up for grabs each in Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties.

The polls closed at eight.  You can find results for Ventura County here, San Luis Obispo here, and Santa Barbara County here.