LOS ALAMITOS, CA — Polls have closed in Los Alamitos and Seal Beach, and voters will soon know election results or whether there will be runoff races for Orange County’s District Attorney’s office and the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
If no candidate in those races received more than 50 percent of the vote, then the top two vote-getters will head to a Nov. 8 runoff election.
As of 9:48 p.m., incumbent District Attorney Todd Spitzer had a significant lead in the race to determine who will be Orange County’s next district attorney, according to preliminary results from the Orange County Registrar of Voters.
Spitzer led with 61.9 percent of the vote while challenger Pete Hardin was a distant second at 20.2 percent. Bryan Chehock had 9.8 percent of the vote while Michael A. Jacobs received 8 percent.
As of 8:41 p.m., the Los Angeles Times reported that California Sen. Alex Padilla clinched a spot on the November ballot.
Republican attorney Mark Meuser is anticipated to advance to the November ballot as well, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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Published: June 08, 2022