Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.
Democrat Kamala Harris has regained a slight lead over her Republican opponent in the California attorney general’s race.
U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) vowed to be steadfast in upholding President Obama’s health care legislation, despite the Republican push to overturn it now that the GOP has gained a majority in the House.
A Democratic congressman from the East Bay is maintaining a slight lead over his Republican challenger, with thousands of ballots still uncounted.
The Bay Area’s only competitive congressional race remained too close to call Wednesday.
The third time may be the charm for Republican David Harmer as he tries to get elected to Congress, according to a KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele swept through California’s economically hard-hit Central Valley on Wednesday to rally conservative voters behind GOP candidates in competitive congressional races.