BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Incumbent Rudy Salas was ahead of challenger Todd Cotta to retain his 32nd Assembly District seat, according to voting results.
Salas received 54.6 percent of the vote with all 269 precincts reporting. Cotta had 45.4 percent.
In Kern County, Salas had a large lead of 68.86 percent to 31.14 percent for Cotta.
Salas has served in the state Assembly since 2012 and previously served on the Bakersfield City Council.
Cotta, of Hanford, owns King Gun Center Indoor Range.
The district is composed of a portion of Bakersfield as well as Arvin, Avenal, Corcoran, Delano, Hanford, Lemoore, McFarland, Shafter, Wasco and the communities of Armona, Buttonwillow, Home Garden, Kettleman City, Lamont, Lost Hills, Stratford and Weedpatch.