CNN projects Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla and Republican Mark Meuser will advance to the general election in the special election for California’s US Senate seat to serve until January 2023. Padilla was appointed to the seat when now-Vice President Kamala Harris left it vacant. In California, all candidates for congressional or state offices run on the same ballot and the top two candidates, regardless of party, advance to the general election.

Senate: California Special Election Results Key Race

Candidate(s) % Votes
Padilla
Incumbent
%
ahead
Meuser
%
ahead
Bradley %
ahead
Elist %
ahead
Key Race

Senate: California Special Election County Results