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Updated Super Tuesday election results

Stay up to date as election results roll in.
Pedro Saravia
A sign directs people were to vote on the voting center at the Fullerton public library on election day on Tuesday, March 5.

*Updated as of 12:07 a.m. Wednesday, March 6.*

Super Tuesday is when a large number of U.S. states have their national and local elections and primaries. As the unofficial election results start to come in, The Hornet will be updating this story throughout the night. The main focus will be on the elections that concern the citizens of Orange County. However, we will also be updating this story on the primary races for president and California’s representative in the U.S. Senate.

All election results reported on this story come from the OC Registrar of Voters.

  • Member of the State Assembly (59th district)
    • Phillip Chen (REP): 37,856
    • Dave Obrand (DEM): 19,638


  • Member of the State Assembly (64th district)
    • Raul Ortiz Jr (REP): 2,981
    • Blanca Pacheco (DEM): 2,648


  • Member of the State Assembly (67th district)
    • Sharon Quirk-Silva (DEM): 16,141
    • Elizabeth “Beth” Culver (REP): 14,197
    • Jacob Woo Ho Lee: 2,153


  • Member of the State Assembly (68th district)
    • Avelino Valencia (DEM): 15,206
    • Mike Tardif (REP): 12,234


  • United States Representative
    • Lou Correa (DEM): 25,113
    • David Pan (REP): 18,014


  • OC Supervisor (3rd district)
    • Donald P. “Don” Wagner: 59,358
    • Farrah N. Khan: 30,947


  • OC Board of Education
    • Trustee Area 1
      • George Valdes: 20,019
      • Beatriz Mendoza: 13,042
    •  Trustee Area 3
      • Kenneth L. Williams Jr: 40,818
      • Nancy Watkins: 33,392
    •  Trustee Area 4
      • Tim Shaw: 31,139
      • David Johnson: 19,305


  • Judge of the Superior Court Office 
    • No. 3
      • Jason Baez: 228,168
      • Dan Jacobsen: 101,549
    • No. 16
      • Richard Zimmer: 251,063
      • Binh Dang: 78,395
    • No. 35
      • Whitney Bokosky: 240,302
      • Daniel J. Kern: 84,045


  • State Senator (37th district)
    • Josh Newman (DEM): 39,128
    • Steven “Steve” Choi: (REP): 29,655
    • Crystal Miles (REP): 18,629
    • Guy Selleck (REP): 13,897


  • Proposition 1
    • No: 218,697
    • Yes: 160,159


  • California U.S. Senate
    • Declared Garvey and Schiff have won the primary according to the New York Times.


  • President
    • Democratic Primary
      • Joseph R. Biden Jr: 127,688
      • Dean Phillips: 4,154
    •  Republican Primary
      • Donald J. Trump: 145,526
      • Nikki Haley: 33,643

This story has been corrected. A previous version stated that the majority of the U.S. had elections on Super Tuesday. In fact, 16 states and one territory held primaries and caucuses.

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Sara Leon, Managing Editor
Sara Leon is the Managing Editor for The Hornet and has been on the newspaper for four semesters.  She is a four-time award winning student journalist. Sara has won second place in ACP Best of Show- Broadcast Feature Story and fourth place in Critical Review from JACC for her review and corresponding video of the indie film "Nowhere." She also has earned honorable mention awards from JACC for Profile Feature Story covering a 12-year old student at Fullerton College and Audio Podcast as the producer of Around the Hornet. While Managing Editor in Spring 2023, The Hornet finished seventh place in ACP Best of Show for Website, 2-year campus and received recognition for General Excellence: Online News Site from JACC. From 2023-2024, Sara was also the JACC Student Representative for all community college journalism students in Southern California that are memebers of JACC. Sara enjoys exploring, watching scary movies, and learning about new things. Her end goal in the journalism field is to become a news anchor for ABC Eyewitness News.
Jake Rhodes, Editor-in-Chief
Jake Rhodes is the Editor-in-Chief for The Hornet Newspaper. He has been on The Hornet Newspaper for four semesters. He is a seven-time award winning journalist. He has received second place in Sports Game Story as well as Meritorious recognition in Enterprise News Story/Series for an investigation into Title IX concerns at Fullerton College from JACC. Jake is also a national CMA Pinnacle award winner, receiving first place in Sports Multimedia Story, second place in Sports Investigative Story, and Honorable Mention for Sports Game Story. He has also received an honorable mention as producer of Around the Hornet for Audio Podcast and a third place finish as a contributor for Audio Podcast from JACC. While he has served as EIC, Jake is responsible for The Hornet securing an ACP Online Pacemaker award, which has been referred to as the "Pulitzer of college media." The Hornet has also been recognized for "General Excellence: Online News Site" by JACC in both semesters Jake has served as EIC. He was also elected to be the new JACC SoCal Student Representative for all JACC members in Southern California for 2024-2025. Outside of The Hornet, Jake is an assistant coach with the Varsity Boys' basketball team at Fullerton Union High School and is also a bartender at Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ. His end goal in Journalism is to be a beat writer for an MLB or NBA team or a sportscaster. Jake enjoys spending time with his wife Alexis, daughters Samantha, Madison, and dog Cocoa.
Pedro Saravia, News Editor
Pedro Saravia is the News Desk Editor for The Hornet Newspaper. He previously wrote for Inside Fullerton magazine. Pedro is a five-time award winning journalist. He received Meritorious recognition from JACC and second place for Sports Investigative Story from CMA for his work investigating Title IX issues at Fullerton College. Pedro has also won second place in Profile, second place in Photo Illustration and an honorable mention in Audio Podcast from JACC. Pedro enjoys going to the gym, playing and watching soccer, and hanging with his brother. He aspires to be a politics and sports reporter.
Quinn Cisneros, Sports Editor
Quinn Cisneros is a third semester Sports Desk Editor for The Hornet Newspaper.  He is a six-time award winning journalist, including a first place CMA Pinnacle award for Sports Multimedia Story and second place for Sports Investigative Story. His other awards are a Meritorious Award for Enterprise Story/Series for his involvement in a Title IX investigation and honorable mention for Best Game Story from JACC. As a contributor to Around the Hornet in Fall 2023, he received another honorable mention for Audio Podcast and in Spring 2024 as an editor of Around the Hornet, he received third place for Audio Podcast from JACC. His interest in journalism came from his passion of sports. He enjoys watching, playing, and writing about sports. Quinn's end goal in journalism is to become a sports analyst. When not writing he enjoys spending time with his dog.

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