Including the first time a sitting incumbent Democrat has been unseated in California since 2014
Rocklin, California — The majority of the ballots have been counted for the 2022 General Election and results show Gilliard Blanning and Associates was a part of some of the biggest victories for Republicans in California. The elections will shape future California Republicans over the years to come. Below are some of the highlights.
Representative Doug LaMalfa Wins Big in New Congressional District
North State Representative Doug LaMalfa won his election over well-funded Democrat Max Steiner by more than 24.2%.
Assemblyman Kevin Kiley Wins 3rd Congressional District
Assemblyman Kevin Kiley proved to be the 218th Republican victory giving the Republicans enough votes to take control of the next Congress. Most of the remaining ballots are from Kiley’s home county of Placer ensuring a statement victory in the election.
Janet Nguyen Returns to the California Senate in District 36
One of California’s fiercest Republican campaigners has earned the right to represent the 36th Senate District as voters overwhelmingly supported Janet Nguyen by more than 13%. Nguyen was previously the first female Vietnamese-American ever to be elected to the State Senate when she was elected in 2018.
Kelly Seyarto Wins 32nd Senate District
Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto is currently leading the 32nd Senate District with more than 62% of the vote. The district spans four counties in California’s Inland Empire.
Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher Cruises To Victory
Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher impressed in his reelection victory, easily besting his opponent with more than 65% of the vote.
Josh Hoover Pulls Off Historic Upset in 7th Assembly District
Folsom-Cordova School Board Member Josh Hoover has successfully pulled off an upset victory over long-time Assemblyman Ken Cooley for the newly drawn 7th Assembly District. The first time a sitting incumbent Democrat has been unseated in California since 2014.
Joe Patterson Wins more than 60% of the vote in 5th Assembly District
Rising Republican star, Joe Patterson, is poised to replace Assemblyman Kevin Kiley in the suburban 5th Assembly District after a statement victory over his Republican opponent.
Diane Dixon Wins 72nd Assembly District
After a narrow loss to Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris in 2020, Diane Dixon took a commanding lead over Democrat Judie Mancuso to a double-digit victory in the 72nd Assembly District.
Board of Equalization Member Ted Gaines Wins Reelection
Voters of the First Board of Equalization District returned Ted Gaines to advocate on behalf of taxpayers once again with more than 55%.
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