February 21, 2024

Due to a resignation, a loss of life and enduring water politics, there are three races in San Diego County’s Nov. 7 particular election. Right here’s the place they stand shortly after polls closed with 109,614 ballots counted

The rely to date consists of mail ballots obtained earlier than election day, vote heart ballots from early voting between Oct. 28 and Nov. 6, and preliminary returns from election day polls.

Scroll down within the chart above to see the entire outcomes as they’re up to date by the Registrar of Voters.

Supervisor — Democrat Monica Montgomery Steppe, a San Diego metropolis councilmember, leads Republican Amy Reichert, a group activist, by a margin of 61.0% to 39.0% within the race for the Board of Supervisors seat beforehand held by Nathan Fletcher, who resigned in shame over sexual harassment allegations.

Chula Vista Metropolis Lawyer — Bart Miesfeld, a former Chula Vista Metropolis lawyer, leads with 39.4%, adopted by Marco Verdugo, a deputy metropolis lawyer for each Coronado and Solana Seashore, at 38.3%, and Dan Smith Diaz, an lawyer in non-public follow, at 22.3%.

If no candidate receives a majority, a runoff can be held between the highest two finishers.

The winner within the 2022 basic election, Simon Silva, tragically died of most cancers earlier than the election and nonetheless gained, leaving the publish vacant for the previous yr.

Fallbrook and Rainbow Water Detachment –Residents of two rural water districts in North County had been voting by a large margin to detach from the San Diego County Water Authority.

Fallbrook was 94.4% on sure, and Rainbow at 95.4% on sure.

The 2 agricultural communities are in search of inexpensive, if probably much less dependable water, through Riverside County and the Colorado River as an alternative of San Diego’s expensive desalination and recycling sources.

The Legislature has authorized a regulation requiring countywide votes for any future detachment, but it surely handed too late to have an effect on Fallbrook and Rainbow.