The Results of the 2014 Midterm Elections are In

Here’s who won and who lost
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Ballots were cast and counted and the results of the 2014 midterm elections are mostly in. Some races were close. Controller candidate Betty Yee received just over 52% of the vote, as did Secretary of State candidate Alex Padilla. Others were less so. Governor Brown defeated Neel Kashkari for his historic fourth term win with more than 58% of the vote; representative Karen Bass trounced R. Adam King with more than 83% of the vote; representative Maxine Waters beat her opponent, John Wood Jr., with more than 70% of the vote, and representative Janice Hahn claimed a whopping 87% of the vote in her contest against Adam Shbeita. Propositions 1 (on water funding, treatment, and storage), 2 (on the stabilization of the state budget), and 47 (on criminal sentencing) were also winners. The propositions that would change how healthcare insurance rates are approved, how medical malpractice suits work, and a referendum on Indian gaming did not. Here is a breakdown of these and a selection of other local election results:

Governor: Jerry Brown
Lieutenant Governor: Gavin Newsom
Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
Attorney General: Kamala Harris
Insurance Commissioner: Dave Jones
Controller: Betty Yee*
Treasurer: John Chiang

Los Angeles County Sheriff: Jim McDonnell
L.A. County Supervisor (3rd District): Sheila Kuehl
L.A. County Assessor: Jeffrey Prang*

U.S. Representatives: Kevin McCarthy (23rd district),Steve Knight (25th district),Julia Brownley (26th district), Judy Chu (27th district), Adam Schiff (28th district), Tony Cardenas (29th district), Brad Sherman (30th district), Grace Napolitano (32nd district), Ted Lieu (33rd district), Xavier Becerra (34th district), Norma Torres (35th district), Karen Bass (37th district), Linda Sanchez (38th district), Ed Royce (39th district), Lucille Roybal-Allard (40th district), Maxine Waters (43rd district), Janice Hahn (44th district), Alan Lowenthal (district 47)

State Senators: Bob Hertzberg (district 18), Connie Leyva (district 20), Ed Hernandez (22nd district), Kevin De Leon (24th district), Ben Allen (26th district), Holly Mitchell (30th district), Tony Mendoza (32nd district), Janet Nguyen (34th district)

Prop 1: Yes
Prop 2: Yes
Prop 45: No
Prop 46: No
Prop 47: Yes
Prop 48: No


*Currently in the lead.

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