Here is a summary of the election results in California: (View full map)
President Obama won the state of California, taking 53 percent of the vote to Romney’s 45 percent, according to the Associated Press. The victory, which delivers 55 electoral votes to Obama, and was never in doubt for the president.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) easily won reelection for a fourth full term in office. The 20-year Senate veteran seemed confident of a win all along, refusing to debate Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken, a former executive of a nonprofit.
In the 7th District race, physician Ami Bera (D) was leading Rep. Dan Lungren (R) by 184 votes with 100 percent of precincts reporting. In the 9th District, Rep. Jerry McNerney (D) defeated opponent Ricky Gill (R) and Democrat Mark Takano beat Republican John Tavaglione in the 41st District.
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