Garcetti calls AG race for Kamala Harris

It's unofficial, of course, but City Council President Eric Garcetti has been closely following the count in the attorney race between Kamala Harris and Steve Cooley and crunching the numbers almost daily. "I know that those of you who have been following know that I have said a lot could happen and I have been wary to declare this one way or the other, but I have close to 100% confidence that she has won the race. Even if the outstanding ballots are wrong and there are twice as many ballots hiding somewhere, Cooley would still have to win these by more than 10%, which there is a less than 2% chance of him doing. I would expect her final margin of victory to be about 40-45,000 votes, possibly as high as 50,000 if the remaining ballots are mostly LA." The Secretary of State count stands this morning at a lead of 29,406 for Harris.

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