Election Results Are In

The results from the election last night are in, and KVEC Morning News has obtained the results. Deputy District Attorney Dan Dow won the SLO County District Attorney, beating Assistant District Attorney Tim Covello 53% to 44%. Incumbent 2nd District County Supervisor Bruce Gibson cruised to reelection over Muril Clift, 67% to 33% and Morro Bay Mayor Jamie Irons kept his seat with 57% to 43% victory over Carla Wixom. Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian crushed his opponent Heidi Harmon 64% to 36%.

The new County Superintendent of Schools will be James Brescia, the only candidate running for the seat. Runoffs to November include the 4th District County Supervisor seat, which is between Lynn Compton and incumbent Caren Ray. Congresswoman Lois Capps will face Chris Mitchum in November, and a tight SLO County Clerk-Recorder race will feature Tommy Gong and Amanda King. In the governor race, Governor Jerry Brown will face Neel Kashkari in November. Overall voter turnout in SLO County was low at around 31%.