Waldron likely to retain 75th State Assembly seat

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Republican incumbent Marie Waldron is favored to win reelection to the California State Assembly District 75 seat she has held since 2012. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Incumbent 75th District Assemblymember Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, was holding a strong lead in her reelection bid against behavioral health care provider Karen “Kate” Schwartz as of Saturday, Nov. 7. While the race started neck-and-neck, results tallied by Friday night showed Waldron holding a 53.4% to 46.6% lead over Schwartz. Waldron received 97,134 votes to Schwartz’ 84,712. Waldron took about 56% of the vote during the March primary, versus Schwartz, who earned nearly 38%. According to San Diego County, “approximately 317,000 vote-by-mail and 25,000 provisional ballots still must be processed. Ballots that are postmarked on or before Election Day also remain to be counted.” The election will be officially certified Dec. 3. Waldron, who before her election to t
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