"We got the most votes in the 66th Assembly District election, 38,305, or 48.4 percent, beating the Republican incumbent by 3 percentage points.
Democrats received almost 55 percent of the votes cast for the South Bay Assembly seat in the June 7 primary election. This bodes well for the November general election, where the turnout will be even higher.
Thank you to all our hardworking volunteers, supporters, and campaign team for this win!
Onward to the November general election!"
Rafu Shimpo - Rafu Staff Report
Several Asian Pacific American candidates ran for congressional and state legislative seats in the June 7 primary.
A number of them will advance to the November general election under the current system, in which a runoff is held between the top two finishers even if they are from the same party.
Following are some of the California results as of Wednesday afternoon:
Al Muratsuchi’s campaign to retake the 66th Assembly District seat continues to gain momentum as dozens of Los Angeles and South Bay elected officials endorse him.