PLEASANTON (KCBS) — In a closely watched East Bay State Assembly race, Republican Catharine Baker appears to have come out on top for the District 16 Assembly.
With all precincts reporting, Baker is leading Democrat Tim Sbranti 51.4 percent to 48.6 percent. There are, however, an unknown number of absentee and provisional ballot that remain to be counted.READ MORE: E-Scooter Rider Seriously Injured In San Francisco Hit-and-Run Crash
The district stretches east of the Berkeley hills from Orinda to Walnut Creek to the Tri-Valley.READ MORE: UPDATE: Suspect Arrested After Online Threat Shuts Down San Francisco State Campus
The seat was previously held by Joan Buchanan, who termed out of office.MORE NEWS: San Francisco DA Boudin Files Charges Against SF Sheriff’s Deputy Accused of Sexual Assault, Threats