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Special Coverage: June 5 Primary Election

London Breed is only the second woman to become mayor of San Francisco. The first was Dianne Feinstein, now senator.
Gov. Brown said while he's accomplished 'a hell of a lot' in eight years, there are plenty of problems left for Gavin Newsom.
San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city's first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position.
With about 59,000 ballots still left to count, the local turnout is more than twice the state’s rate.
Sonoma County voters handed Mark Essick, a current sheriff’s captain, an outright win in the three-way race for sheriff, signaling community confidence after years of scrutiny of the department.
The results for a controversial ballot measure that would limit vineyard development in woodlands and along waterways in Napa remained unchanged Wednesday, with the measure holding a 40-vote lead.
Fifty-four percent of voters favored Regional Measure 3, which required a simple majority to pass.
Deva Proto, the current chief deputy clerk-recorder, will be elevated to the office’s top post, winning with enough of the vote to avoid a runoff in November.
The ballot measure was proposed to help buoy the county’s budget for general services.
The large number of uncounted ballots are not expected to change the outcomes for at least two local races: sheriff and the clerk-recorder-assessor-elections chief.
Sonoma County Sheriff-elect Mark Essick was surprised and gratified to avoid a fall runoff election and is gearing up to hit the ground running.
Three Sonoma County incumbents running unopposed were re-elected Tuesday and a fourth who faced only nominal opposition cruised to victory.
California voters unseated a sitting state senator in midterm on Tuesday, denying Senate Democrats a supermajority and setting up a statewide battle this fall over a gas tax increase.
President Trump put his own spin on Tuesday's races, declaring Wednesday 'the Trump impact' had delivered a 'great night' for Republicans.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra won his primary fight Tuesday to defend the job he was appointed to last year and a retired Republican judge was leading the other two contenders in the race to challenge him in the fall.
'As far as we’re concerned at MTC, that’s a very good thing based on ... the broad array of projects across the whole nine Bay Area counties, with clearly some real benefits for the North Bay,' said Jake Mackenzie.
The closely watched ballot measure would limit vineyard development in woodlands and along waterways in Napa County.
All three bonds had the required 55 percent-threshold to win with unofficial tallies.
Republican-turned-independent Steve Poizner and Democratic Sen. Ricardo Lara have broken new ground in the race for state insurance commissioner.
Victors emerged in some down-ballot statewide races while other contests remained close Wednesday in California's primary elections.