Decision 2020

Smith, Garcia neck and neck at 50%

The race for California’s 25th Congressional District all but tied Thursday as Democratic Assemblywoman Christy Smith and Republican Rep. Mike Garcia reached 50-50% of the vote, making the election one

More than 600K votes remain outstanding in L.A. County

More than 600,000 votes remain outstanding in Los Angeles County, registar officials announced Wednesday.  The preliminary estimate of outstanding ballots to be processed in the presidential general election marked 618,200,

Valladares holds 52-point lead in 38th Assembly race

Although her victory remains unofficial, GOP candidate Suzette Martinez Valladares thanked her supporters for her near 52-point lead over challenger Lucie Lapointe Volotzky for the 38th Assembly District.  Valladares, who

State issues early returns for legislative races

By Raychel Stewart and Tammy Murga Early returns on Election Day showed some legislative incumbents led their races, while newcomers took sizable leads over their opponents in the state Senate

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SCV Water Agency still up in the air

Early results show six candidates are in the lead for three divisions of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors as of Tuesday’s early polling numbers, but it

SCV school board preliminary election results

Early results showed Katherine Cooper and Matthew Watson in the lead for seats on the Saugus Union School District board Tuesday night, while incumbent Linda Storli and James Webb led

City Council 2020: Smyth, Gibbs in lead

The city of Santa Clarita has faced an unprecedented number of challenges over the past year: wildfires, a deadly high school shooting, civil unrest and an ongoing global health crisis. 

Early returns show Smith in the lead for CA-25

Election Day has finally passed, but a winner for the highly contested 25th Congressional District is far from official amid an unprecedented amount of mail-in voting.  Early returns Tuesday showed

SCV residents join in ‘Patriot Parade’

Hundreds of vehicles outfitted with both American and “Trump 2020” flags drove through the Santa Clarita Valley Sunday, showing their support not only for the president but also for patriotism,

CA-25 candidates talk COVID, federal aid and AB 5

With only two weeks left before the November election, Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, honed in on their priorities during a virtual forum Tuesday.

City Council opposes Measure J

Santa Clarita City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to formally oppose Measure J, the countywide ballot measure proposing to increase spending on community-based programs and decrease spending on law enforcement.