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California

55 electoral votes

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Biden (D) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

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Biden
63.5%
11,109,764
Trump
34.3%
6,005,961
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U.S. House District 21

David Valadao (R) has won.

VotesPct.
ValadaoGOP
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85,928
50.4%
CoxDEM84,406
49.6

U.S. House District 25

Mike Garcia (R) has won.

VotesPct.
GarciaGOP
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169,638
50.0%
SmithDEM169,305
50.0

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How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 2 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Results updated at 11:26 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Hillary Clinton (D) won California by a margin of 30 points, adding 55 electoral college votes to her total. See early exit poll results from California.

Los Angeles

San Francisco

San Diego

Sacramento

Fresno

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Joe Biden Biden DEM
11,109,76463.5%
Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
6,005,96134.3
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
187,8851.1
Howie Hawkins Hawkins GRN
81,0250.5
Rocky De La Fuente De La Fuente ALI
60,1550.3
Gloria La Riva La Riva PSL
51,0360.3
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
800.0
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Los Angeles

San Francisco

San Diego

Sacramento

Fresno

LEAD/WON

Democrat

Republican

Seat

Current leader

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Proposition 14

Issue medical research bonds

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
8,588,15651.1%
No No
8,221,69248.9
16,809,848 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 15

Change commercial property tax

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
8,212,64148.0%
No No
8,885,05252.0
17,097,693 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 16

End ban on affirmative action

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
7,217,06442.8%
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No No
9,655,59557.2
16,872,659 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Proposition 17

Restore voting rights to former felons

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
9,985,56858.6%
No No
7,069,17341.4
17,054,741 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Proposition 18

Allow some 17-year-olds to vote in primaries

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
7,513,95744.0%
No No
9,577,23856.0
17,091,195 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 19

Change property tax rules

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
8,545,39351.1%
No No
8,175,61848.9
16,721,011 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 20

Enact stricter parole and sentencing rules

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
6,385,42138.3%
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No No
10,293,56361.7
16,678,984 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 21

Allow local government to enact rent control

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
6,770,95840.1%
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No No
10,094,63459.9
16,865,592 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 22

Classify app-based drivers as contractors

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
9,957,85858.6%
No No
7,027,46741.4
An estimated 97% of votes have been counted.

Proposition 23

Set standards for dialysis clinics

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
6,161,10936.6%
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No No
10,683,60663.4
16,844,715 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 24

Expand consumer privacy protections

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
9,384,12556.2%
No No
7,305,02643.8
16,689,151 votes reported from 98.8% of precincts.

Proposition 25

Replace cash bail with risk assesments

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
7,232,38043.6%
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No No
9,358,22656.4
16,590,606 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.