Election at a glance *

Updated with 100% returns

Don't believe the analyses you find in the morning papers. They were all written on spec last night before the results were known. Today's radio shows, TV news and blogs—and tomorrow's papers—should be full of wisdom, however.

Democratic nominee Phil Angelides will appear at the Sheraton Universal East Ballroom at 11 am, after starting the day in Sacramento. Alex Padilla won his state Senate nomination, overcoming Mayor Villaraigosa's opposition and setting up a race for the City Council opening. (Assemblywoman Cindy Montañez announced this morning she would be a candidate, and the betting is that Padilla's chief of staff, Felipe Fuentes, would be too.) Kevin De Leon won in the 45th with the help of his friend Speaker Fabian Nez, and Jackie Goldberg's clout could only get her chosen successor to third place. Mike Feuer, Jenny Oropeza, Lyn Shaw and Julia Brownley are also winners, and it appears that Ron Calderon is too—but man, it's close.

Selected races:

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GOV - Dems - 100% of precincts counted
Phil Angelides 47.9%
Steve Westly 43.4%

PROP. 82 - Preschool education - 100% counted
Yes 39.1
No 60.9

LT GOV - Dems - 100% counted
John Garamendi 43.4
Jackie Speier 38.6
Liz Figueroa 18.0

ATTORNEY GENERAL - Dems - 100% counted
Jerry Brown 62.9
Rocky Delgadillo 37.1

CONTROLLER - Reps - 100% counted
Tony Strickland 40.2
Abel Maldonado 37.1

TREASURER - Reps - 100% counted
Claude Parrish 56.1
Keith S. Richman 43.9

36th CONGRESSIONAL - Dems - 100% counted
Jane Harman 62.5
Marcy Winograd 37.5

20th SENATE - Dems - 100% counted
Alex Padilla 55.8
Cindy Montanez 44.2

28th SENATE - Dems - 100% counted
Jenny Oropeza 53.0
George Nakano 47.0

30th SENATE - Dems - 100% counted
Ron Calderon 50.5 (20,257)
Rudy Bermudez 49.5 (19,863)

38th ASSEMBLY - Dems - 100% counted
Lyn Shaw 33.3
Jim Alger 28.8
Jane F. Lowenthal 24.0

41st ASSEMBLY - Dems - 100% counted
Julia Brownley 34.9
Barry Groveman 26.8
Jonathan Levey 20.2

42nd ASSEMBLY - Dems 100% counted
Mike Feuer 52.4
Abbe Land 36.3

45th ASSEMBLY - Dems - 100% counted
Kevin De Leon 45.6
Christine Chavez 26.4
Elena Popp 17.8

Election Night Notebook: County Supervisors Zev Yaroslavsky and Gloria Molina and Sheriff Lee Baca were reelected without a fight...More than 25 photogs and reporters rushed for the Bonaventure elevators when Westly aides announced he would do photo ops in suite 3138. In one tightly packed elevator car, the joke was that if it went down ABC-7's John North would lead the obituaries...Upstairs in the 31st floor hallway, TV crews angled for priority entrance to the suite. When NBC-4's Patrick Healy joined the line for stations with 10 pm airtimes (KNBC's news doesn't air until 11), North quipped that KABC just added a 10 o'clock too. (It hadn't)...Inside, all the cameras caught were Westly and his wife perched uncomfortably on a sofa pretending to study a Dell laptop screen...Downstairs in the ballroom later, Westly seemed flummoxed by the names of the local officials on stage with him. He had to be prompted to get Bernard Parks right, introduced Nate Holden as a city councilman, and overlooked Wendy Greuel altogether...City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo seemed to be at ease all night, despite losing big in the AG race. "He still has his job, he'll be fine," said a Villaraigosa camp loyalist...Rob Reiner hung around in the Yes on 82 ballroom long after conceding, chatting with supporters...Slate blogger Mickey Kaus checked on the Westly party, as did columnist Jill Stewart and CityBeat's Dean Kuipers...Turnout in the county was 24.6%...You can now get state results on your PDA.

Last updated at 10:40 am


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