In yesterday’s primary election, County Supervisor Dawn Rowe will retain her seat on the board of supervisors. She received 56.15 percent of the vote.
Morongo Basin voters were emphatic in their disapproval of Measure C, the school bond measure for Morongo Unified Schools; nearly 61 percent voted no.
There will be a run-off election in November for the District 42 State Assembly seat between Chad Mayes, who changed his party affiliation to Independent, and Andrew Kotyuk, a Republican. Mayes leads Kotyuk by about 900 votes.
And for the first time in several elections, there will be a Democrat challenging a Republican on the November ballot for the 8th District Congressional Seat. Jay Obernolte won with 35.4 percent of the vote, followed by Christine Bubser with 27 percent.
In the judicial elections, judges Joel Agron and Stanford Reichert will retain their seats, with 54.98 and 53.75 percent, respectively.
Californians voted down Prop 13, by 56 percent.
And Californians preferred Bernie Sanders to Joe Biden as their Democratic nominee for president, 33.2 percent to 24.3. Mike Bloomberg was third at 14.7, and Elizabeth Warren was fourth with 12.1 percent.